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Molasses Oatmeal Chip Cookies Recipe
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Molasses Oatmeal Chip Cookies Recipe

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Oatmeal Chip Cookies are a fun way to finish this meal. Susan Henry from Bullhead City, Arizona says, “My mom liked to add different spices to traditional recipes and create unexpected tastes. Molasses and cinnamon make these cookies stand out.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 140 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 106 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the molasses, egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, oats, baking soda, cinnamon and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in chocolate chips.
  2. Roll into 1-1/2-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Oatmeal Chip Cookies in Taste of Home October/November 2005, p39

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 140 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 106 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Reviews for Molasses Oatmeal Chip Cookies(10)

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Reviewed Jun. 2, 2013

I agree with everyone else that these are delicious. I'm not a big fan of molasses and when I was tasted the raw dough, I was a bit uncertain as to whether or not I'd like the finished product. But once baked, the molasses flavor is very subtle and gives the cookie that feeling of, "What's in this cookie that makes it different from other chocolate chip cookies?" The only thing I'd do differently is slightly flatten the cookies before baking. I rolled them into balls as instructed and when they were baked, they were mounded in the middle and flat on the edges. Still delicious, just not as eye-appealing.

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Reviewed Nov. 18, 2012

I got more than 18 cookies from the recipe...I'd would rather have smaller cookies. Mine turned out quite soft...were they supposed to?

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Reviewed Feb. 29, 2012

These were so, so yummy! My whole family loved them!

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Reviewed Nov. 11, 2011

First time we tried them, they reminded me of my favorite oatmeal sandwich cookie, but better. I sometimes substitute raisins or craisins with white chocolate chips. Yum!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2011

This is definitely a favorite! It's very satisfying and the cinnamon and molasses really make it wonderful!

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