Prep 30 mins
Cook 12 mins
These tiny chewy cookies are great, you can't eat just one!
- 1⁄2 cup vegetable oil or 1⁄2 cup canola oil
- 1 1⁄4 cups sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1⁄3 cup molasses
- 2 cups oatmeal
- 2 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon salt (optional)
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1⁄2 cup pecans, chopped
- 1 cup raisins
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- sugar, for rolling
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Mix all ingredients together, dough will be thick.
- Using your hands, form into small balls (the size of a radish), and roll in sugar.
- Place on greased cookie sheet, making sure cookies do not touch each other.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes.
Divine, highly recommended. Great texture, lovely molasses flavor, but not too strong. Excellent with half raisins and half semi-sweet chocolate chip cookies in place of all the raisins.
We loved these! My 8 year old son wanted to make cookies with a little help and I chose these. We did sub chocolate chips for the raisins, but otherwise left everything as written. As with other recipes I've made with oil instead of butter I did have a hard time getting the chocolate chips to adhere to the batter, but since we were rolling them into balls anyway it was no big deal! The only weird thing was that the first two pans of this came out super crisy, while the rest came out nice and chewy. Oh well, they were all good. The molasses flavor here is not super pronounced which is how my son likes it. When the cookies were still warm it was more noticeable, but went away when they cooled. One I'm glad I tried. Thanks!