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Frosted Ginger Oatmeal Cookies

Frosted Ginger Oatmeal Cookies

Ginger and molasses give a fall flavor to these oatmeal cookies.

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25 min
Prep Time
45 min
Total Time



3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/4 cup mild molasses

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons ground ginger

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 1/4 cups uncooked quick-cooking oats


1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/2 teaspoon mild molasses

1 to 2 tablespoons milk

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine brown sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1/4 cup molasses and egg in bowl. Beat on medium speed until fluffy. Add flour, ginger, baking soda and salt; beat at low speed until smooth. Stir in oats.

  3. STEP 3

    Drop dough by tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges begin to brown. (Do not overbake.) Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon butter, 1/2 teaspoon molasses and enough milk for desired spreading consistency. Spread 1 teaspoon frosting over each cookie.

Tip #1

Molasses comes in different strengths. For more intense flavor, choose strong or Blackstrap variety.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

150 Calories
5 Fat (g)
20 Cholesterol (mg)
90 Sodium (mg)
25 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
2 Protein (g)
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