Oatmeal Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

Oatmeal Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

2-hour 40-Minute recipe Serves 20
This oatmeal gingerbread cookies recipe is the perfect intro to baking and a great way of getting your kids involved. Imagine those little hands decorating these tasty characters for themselves or to give to playmates.
2-hour 40-Minute recipe Serves 20


3 1/3 cups
1 1/2 cups
1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
3 tbsp


Prep: 20 mins | Cook: 20 mins
  • 1

    Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer until creamy. Add molasses and egg and beat well.

  • 2

    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.

  • 3

    Position rack in centre of oven, then preheat to 350°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment.

  • 4

    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.

  • 5

    Bake, one sheet at a time, until set, 8 to 10 minutes.

  • 6

    Let cool on sheets for 1 minute, then remove to rack to cool completely.

  • 7

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

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