Addictive Oatmeal Molasses Cookies

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This is a treasured recipe from my Mom passed down to me and now to my daughter and grandchildren. These cookies are wonderfully delicious and addictive. Feel free to substitute dried cranberries in place of the raisins if you prefer.


★★★★★ 4 votes

yields 24-36 cookies
20 Min
15 Min


  • 1 3/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 c
    rolled oats
  • 1/2 c
    nuts (optional)
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 2
    eggs, well beaten
  • 6 Tbsp

How to Make Addictive Oatmeal Molasses Cookies


  1. Combine first 8 ingredients (flour through raisins) in a bowl and mix well.
  2. In a separate bowl, cream together the remaining 4 ingredients (butter through molasses) and mix with dry ingredients.
  3. Drop by teaspoonfuls on cookie sheet and bake at 325 degrees F. for 12-15 minutes.

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About Addictive Oatmeal Molasses Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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