Ginger-Oatmeal Sorghum Cookies

Recipe from

Southern Living


4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
4 cups quick-cooking oats
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 1/2 cups raisins
1 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 cup sorghum
1 cup chopped walnuts
2 tablespoons hot water
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 to 2 tablespoons water
1/2 cup sugar


Combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl; add butter and next 4 ingredients, stirring until blended.

Shape dough into 36 (2 1/2-inch) balls. Place 2 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheets; flatten each to 1/4-inch thickness. Brush tops with 1 to 2 tablespoons water, and sprinkle with sugar.

Bake at 375° for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Elaine Carter, Suffolk, Virginia,

Southern Living

October 2000
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