Fireside Oatmeal Cookies

Joan Penney


The undernote of cayenne pepper has a great finish!


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4 doz
30 Min
10 Min


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1/2 lb
butter, room temperature
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
sugar in the raw
1 tsp
vanilla extract
2 Tbsp
capt. morgan spiced rum
2 Tbsp
maple syrup, grade b
3 c
quick cooking oats (uncooked)
allspice, whole
2 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1/2 tsp
1 Tbsp
pumpkin pie spices
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/4 c
sugar in the raw (roll unbaked cookies in this)

How to Make Fireside Oatmeal Cookies


  • 1In a large bowl beat butter, brown sugar & 1/2 c sugar in the raw until creamy.
  • 2Add eggs, vanilla, spiced rum & maple syrup; blend well
  • 3To a blender add 1/2 cups oats, whole cloves and whole allspice, chop until fine.
  • 4In a small bowl combine oat mixture with flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, pumpkin pie spice.

    Add to creamed mixture and blend well.
  • 5Stir in remaining 2 1/2 cups oats.
  • 6Chill dough 20 min.

    Heat oven to 350 & grease cookie sheet.
  • 7Shape dough into 1 inch balls and roll in reserved 1/4 c sugar in the raw. Place 2" apart on prepared cookie sheet. Flatten slightly.

    Bake at 350 for 10-12 min or until golden brown.

    Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet, remove to wire rack.

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About Fireside Oatmeal Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #oatmeal, #spice

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