Spicy Oatmeal Cookies

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

I love the flavor the molasses gives there cookies. From Southern Living.

Top Review by Theresa P

I just loved the deep , dark , richness the molasses gives to these cookies !! They stay moist and chewy , the perfect oatmeal cookie if you ask me !!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, add the first 3 ingredients; beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until blended.
  2. Add eggs; beat until blended.
  3. In another bowl, add the flour, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon; stir to combine.
  4. Add to the shortening mixture; beat until blended.
  5. Add in the oats, raisins, and pecans, if desired; stir to combine.
  6. Drop batter by heaping teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheets.
  7. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until golden brown; transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool.

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