Oatmeal/Molasses

Home
Up

Oatmeal Molasses Cookies 

 Woody's Favorite


Julia's Preferences

 

1 cup [2 cubes] butter, softened

4 cups sifted flour

1 Tablespoon baking soda

1/2 tablespoon salt

4 cups quick-cooking rolled oats

1 1/4 cups sugar

1/2 Tablespoon ground ginger

1 cup dark molasses

2 eggs

1/8 cup hot water

1 1/2 cups raisins

1 cup walnuts - chopped

1 package raw sugar for the tops

 

Pan: parchment paper on cookie sheets

Oven: 375'

Time: 8 to 10 minutes

Cookie cutter 3"

  1. Sift together flour, baking soda, and salt.

  2. Mix oats, sugar, and ginger in a very large bowl.

  3. Stir in butter, molasses, eggs, hot water, dry ingredients, raisins and nuts.

  4. Work dough with hands until well mixed.

  5. Add more flour if needed.

  6. Roll dough to 1/4 inch thickness.

  7. Cut dough with 3" glass.

  8. Place 2 inches apart on parchment paper on cookie sheet.

  9. Brush with water and sprinkle with raw sugar.

  10. Bake.

  11. Remove from cookie sheets.

  12. Cool on racks.

Makes 36


(adapted from Page 277 Farm Journal's Best-Ever Recipes)

8 1/2 cups sifted flour

2 tablespoons baking soda

1 tablespoon salt

8 cups quick-cooking rolled oats

2 1/2 cups sugar

1 tablespoon ground ginger

2 cups melted butter-flavored Crisco

2 cups dark molasses

4 eggs

1/4 cup hot water

3 cups raisins

2 cups walnuts - chopped

1 package raw sugar for the tops

Makes 72

 

Follow instructions above

Copyright 1996 - 2019 Shirl R Weight Saturday, 23 February 2019 10:05:15 PM