Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 10 mins

A hint of cinnamon makes these chewy oatmeal cookies stand out from all others. The recipe makes a big batch, so it's perfect when you need a snack for a crowd. —Terri Crum, Fort Scott, Kansas From Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2002


  1. In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in molasses and vanilla. Combine the remaining ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are firm. Remove to wire racks to cool Yield: about 13 dozen.
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This makes a huge batch, I froze some and those were just as good thawed out 4 days later. Thanks so much. We are cinnamon lovers.

SwayingTree June 23, 2011