Can't Eat Just One Oatmeal Cookies

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

I have made these chewy, mouth watering cookies since I was little girl, and when I got married, my husband always ate at least 6 at a time! My children would always ask me, "why do your oatmeal cookies taste so much better than anybody else's?! This was my Mother's recipe, and it really is the BEST! I dare you to eat "just one" !!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly grease baking sheets and set aside.
  3. Mix together the butter and sugar until creamy.
  4. Add eggs and molasses and beat well.
  5. Stir in the raisins and let them soak in this mixture while you sift the dry ingredients.
  6. Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
  7. Add to butter mixture.
  8. Stir in the oatmeal.
  9. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2" apart on greased baking sheet.
  10. Bake 10-12 minutes or until the center of the cookie is set.
  11. Makes about 8 - 10 dozen irresistible cookies ").
  12. Cookies can be cooled on foil spread on a counter or table.


Most Helpful

These were really good! Not too sweet, which I found particularly nice. The molasses does give these cookies a different flavor. I cut the recipe down to serve 2 and got about 2 and 1/2 dozen. I also made the half of them with just raisins and then added cranberries into the last half - I love the combination. Both turned out well. Thanks for a very nice cookie which will be added to my potluck and Christmas tray cookbooks! Made for PAC - Spring 2009

CharJoyLet March 28, 2009

These cookies really are amazing! I really can't stop eating them. They are so chewy and moist. Just a ltttle tip. If you do have some of these left over after the first day you make them. Store them in an air tight container with a piece of bread. They will last a really long time and still be moist. Thanks Mommy Bean!

Sarah in New York July 15, 2008

We really loved these. The molasses is what makes this so addictive in my husband's opinion. I used cranberries because this what I had on hand but I will definitely make this again with raisins. Thanks for posting!

mell_2 April 10, 2008

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