Oatmeal Gingerbread Cookies

Oatmeal Gingerbread Cookies

30-minute recipe Serves 20
Gingerbread cookies are the perfect intro to baking and a great way of getting your kids involved. Imagine those little hands decorating gingerbread characters for themselves or to give to playmates.
30-minute recipe Serves 20


1 cup
3 1/3 cups
1 1/2 cups
1 tsp
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp


Prep: 20-minute | Cook: 10-minute
  • 1

    Beat margarine and sugar until creamy. Add molasses and egg; beat well. Add combined flour, oats, spices, baking soda and salt; mix well. Cover; chill about 2 hours.

  • 2

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  • 3

    On floured surface, roll dough out about 1/4 inch thick for a chewy cookie or 1/8 inch thick for a crisp cookie. Cut with 5 inch gingerbread man or woman cookie cutter. Transfer to ungreased cookie sheets.

  • 4

    Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until set.

  • 5

    Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely.

  • 6

    Frost and decorate cookies with candies. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

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