Lower Fat Oatmeal Molasses Cookies

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

These are really good low-fat cookies. They have a good consistency and flavor. I have made them so many times and my family loves them.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream margarine; gradually add sugar, beating at medium speed of an electric mixer until well blended.
  2. Add molasses, egg and vanilla; beat well.
  3. Combine flour and next 5 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring mixture well.
  4. Gradually add flour mixture to creamed mixture, mixing well to combine.
  5. Drop dough by level tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto cookie sheets coated with cooking spray.
  6. Bake at 350 for 12-13 minutes or until very lightly browned.
  7. Cool slightly on cookie sheets.
  8. Remove from cookie sheets and cool completely on wire racks.
Most Helpful

Wow, these cookies are sensational! They're crunchy on the outside but soft and chewy on the inside. I was on a quest for a delicious low fat cookie, and I've found it. The only change I made was to use egg beaters in place of the eggs. Thanks for this great and healthy recipe!

Kree February 10, 2004

I made these with 1/2 cup splenda and 1/4 cup sugar. I found them a little harder than I would have liked. Baked for 12 min. and got 27 cookies. Used a small cookie scoop. I think next time I will bake them for less time. Good taste.

Dorel April 06, 2004

These are very yummy for a low-fat cookie. I had the same problem as some others with the dough not sticking together, but I ended up just squishing it together with my hands and they came out good! =)

BurgundyS March 12, 2009