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Molasses Oatmeal Cookies

Molasses Oatmeal Cookies

Molasses Oatmeal Cookies

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 40 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 4 dozen cookies

Oatmeal cookies with raisins, nuts and the sweetness of molasses.

Ingredients

  • 1 c. enriched flour (sifted)
  • ¼ tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp. ginger
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg
  • 2 c. quick oats (uncooked)
  • ½ c. shortening
  • ½ c. sugar
  • ½ c. Original Molasses
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. orange rind (grated)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp. milk
  • ½ c. raisins
  • ½ c. nuts (chopped)

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Sift together first seven ingredients; mix with quick oats.
  3. Cream shortening and sugar. Add molasses, vanilla and orange rind.
  4. Beat in egg. Add milk, raisins and nuts. Stir in flour mixture.
  5. Drop from teaspoon onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 12 minutes or until cookies have lightly browned. Cool.
  6. Store in tightly closed tin box.