A Memory Of Mom - Oatmeal Molasses Cookies


| 12/13/2013 10:59:00 AM


DJ WilsonChristmas time was one of Mom’s favorite times of year and the smell of these cookies baking often filled the house – ginger, molasses, raisins and walnuts – spicy and good.

I can remember helping Mom make these cookies when I was about 12 years old. One reason I liked these cookies is that we got to put our hands in the dough! The cookies are big – about 3 1/2 inches across. With a house full of kids a big cookie is a good thing.

CorrineMom tore this recipe out of a magazine just like I still do today. The picture of that torn out page is etched in my memory; it was stained with cookie dough and oil from the many batches that we had made. I wish that I knew the magazine so I could give them credit for the recipe.

Mom used a drinking glass to cut out the cookies. I use a mason jar and the recipe makes about 6 dozen cookies.

Oatmeal Molasses Cookies       Corrine Green



8 1/2 cups sifted flour