Oatmeal-Cinnamon Crispies

joanne ricci


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!

★★★★★ 1 vote
15 Min
5 Min


1 1/4 c
butter or margarine softened
2 1/2 c
sugar or splenda
1/3-1/4 c
dark molasses
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
2 1/4 c
all purpose flour
2 1/4 c
old fashioned rolled oats(not instant)
1 c
chopped pecans


1Preheat oven to 375 F.
Grease 2 baking sheets
2In 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.
3Add the flour and blend. Last add the oats and nuts and blend.
Drop by spoonfuls onto baking sheet.
4Bake 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.
5These 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!)

About this Recipe

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