Oatmeal-Molasses Cookies

Oatmeal-Molasses Cookies Recipe
Lee Harrelson
Just like Grandma used to make–soft and chewy with just the right amount of sweetness.

Yield:

About 6 dozen

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Ingredients

2 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup molasses
2 large eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 cups quick-cooking oats, uncooked
1 cup raisins
1 cup flaked coconut (optional)

Preparation

1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Beat at medium speed of an electric beater until smooth.

2. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients; stir well. Add to sugar mixture, mixing well. Stir in oats, raisins, and, if desired, coconut.

3. Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Cool slightly on cookie sheets; remove cookies to wire racks, and let cool completely.

Mr. Food Oh-So-Easy Recipe Collection,

Oxmoor House

March 1998
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