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Oatmeal Gingerbread Cookies


  • 1 cup butter

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    Oatmeal Gingerbread Cookies

  • 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 3  1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups Quaker Oats (either quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Beat the butter and brown sugar  in large bowl until creamy.  Add molasses and egg, beat well.  Add combined four, oats, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg baking soda and salt, if desired, mix well.  Cover, chill about two hours.
  2. Heat oven to 350 F.  On floured surface, roll dough out about 1/4 inch thick for a chewy cookie or 1/8 inch for a crisp cookie.  Cut with gingerbread man or woman cookie cutter and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 8 or 10 minutes or until set.  Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet and remove to wire racks.  Cool completely.
  4. Frost and decorate cookies and store at room temperature.
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  1. December 1, 2009 at 10:06 pm
  2. December 1, 2009 at 10:07 pm

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