added splenda instead of sugar. I also added optional orange butter frosting!
This is from the Amish! Crispie, crunchy and nutty!
1 1/4 cbutter or margarine softened
2 1/2 csugar or splenda
1/3-1/4 cdark molasses
2eggs, one at a time
3/4 Tbspbaking powder
1/2 tspbaking soda
1/2 Tbspground cinnamon
1/2 Tbspvanilla extract, or sub. orange extract
2 1/4 call purpose flour
2 1/4 cold fashioned rolled oats(not instant)
1 cchopped pecans
How to Make Oatmeal-Cinnamon Crispies
- Preheat oven to 375 F.
Grease 2 baking sheets
- 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.
- Add the flour and blend. Last add the oats and nuts and blend.
Drop by spoonfuls onto baking sheet.
- 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.
- 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!)