Oatmeal-Cinnamon Crispies

1
joanne ricci

By
@angelpuppy

Made some changes from the original.
added splenda instead of sugar. I also added optional orange butter frosting!
This is from the Amish! Crispie, crunchy and nutty!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 c
    butter or margarine softened
  • 2 1/2 c
    sugar or splenda
  • 1/3-1/4 c
    dark molasses
  • 2
    eggs, one at a time
  • 3/4 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    vanilla extract, or sub. orange extract
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 1/4 c
    old fashioned rolled oats(not instant)
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans

How to Make Oatmeal-Cinnamon Crispies

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
    Grease 2 baking sheets
  2. In large bowl, cream butter and add sugar or splenda gradually, then the molasses and beat until mixture is light and fluffy.
    Beat in eggs, one at a time. Shut off the mixer and add the baking powder and soda, salt, cinnamon, and vanilla to the batter. Turn the beater back on and blend.
  3. Add the flour and blend. Last add the oats and nuts and blend.
    Drop by spoonfuls onto baking sheet.
  4. Bake for 5-9 min. or until cookies are medium brown and a bit crinkly looking.
    Allow the cookies to cool on cookie sheet 3-5 min. Move to wire rack until fully cool.
  5. These cookies Freeze very well.
    I chose to add Orange Butter Frosting.
    1 1/2 c. powered sugar
    1/3-1/4 c. softened butter or margarine
    1-2 tbls. orange juice
    1-1 1/2 tsps. orange zest (depending how orangey you like it!)

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About Oatmeal-Cinnamon Crispies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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