Molasses Oatmeal Cookies

Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceAdapted from Joy of Cooking
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time1 hour

Description

These dark, rich cookies have a moist and chewy texture that will keep you coming back for more!

Ingredients

1 cup
all-purpose flour
3/4 cup
whole wheat pastry flour
3/4 teaspoon
baking soda
3/4 teaspoon
baking powder
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1 cup
sugar
1/2 cup
molasses
2 1/2 teaspoons
vanilla
1 cup
dark chocolate chips
3 1/2 cups
rolled oats
2  
eggs
1/2 teaspoon
cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon
nutmeg
1/2 pound
butter

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350. Grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper. Whisk together dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, beat together butter, sugar, molasses, eggs, and vanilla. Stir the flour mixture into butter mixture until well-blended. Stir in chocolate chips and rolled oats. Drop heaping tablespoons onto cookie sheet and bake about 8-10 minutes, until almost firm when lightly touched in the middle. Makes about 3 ½ dozen 3-inch cookies.