Oatmeal Gingerbread Cookies Recipe
Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer until creamy. Add molasses and egg and beat well.
Combined flour, oats, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. Add flour mixture to butter mixture and mix well until mixture forms a ball. Divide dough in half, wrap each half in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
Position rack in centre of oven, then preheat to 350°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment.
Roll dough out about to 1/4 inch thick on a lightly floured surface. Cut with 5-inch gingerbread person cookie cutter. Transfer to prepared sheets.
Bake, one sheet at a time, until set, 8 to 10 minutes.
Let cool on sheets for 1 minute, then remove to rack to cool completely.
Frost and decorate cookies with candies. Store loosely covered at room temperature.
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Last updated: October 6th, 2021
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