Frosted Ginger Oatmeal Cookies

Frosted Ginger Oatmeal Cookies
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Ginger and molasses give a fall flavor to these oatmeal cookies.
25 min
Prep Time
45 min
Total Time
24 cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

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

Frosting

1 1/2 cups
powdered sugar
1 tablespoon
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon
mild molasses
1 to 2 tablespoons
milk

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Combine powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon butter, 1/2 teaspoon molasses and enough milk for desired spreading consistency. Spread 1 teaspoon frosting over each cookie.

Recipe Tips

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

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

These taste just like those oatmeal sandwiches! Yum

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