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Chewy Oatmeal Molasses Cookies

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 48 cookies


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 2 1/2 cup rolled oats


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar until creamy. Add in 1 egg and molasses and mix until combined.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. Add flour mixture to the creamed butter. Mix just until combined. Stir in the rolled oats.
  • Scoop dough onto the prepared baking sheets by rounded tablespoon. Be sure to leave 2” between each. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until edges are browned and centre’s look slightly underdone. Allow to cool on baking sheet for 2 minutes before transferring them to a cooling rack.
Keyword baking, cookies, healthy, kids, oatmeal