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Ginger Snap Oat Cookies

Ginger Snap Oat Cookies Recipe by CookieClubRecipes

Ginger Snap Oat Cookies
by Keena Cooper, Cookie Club Member
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Category: Desserts, Cookies
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Level: Easy to Bake
Yield: 3-4 Dozen Cookies

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These cookies are very sweet. They are crisp on the outside and chewy on the inside. And very good with a glass of milk!


3/4 c. shortening
1 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 c. white sugar
1/2 c. molasses
2 tsp. vinegar 
3 T. water, 3 T. oil, 2 tsp. baking powder, mixed together
1 1/4 c. flour
1 T. ground ginger
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
2 3/4 c. quick-cooking oats
1 1/2 c. raisins

Note: We used apple cider vinegar.


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheet.

sugar, molasses, vinegar, baking powder, and shortening, in a bowl

In a large bowl, combine shortening, brown sugar, white sugar, molasses, vinegar and baking powder, water and oil mixture. Beat until well blended, set aside. 

ground ginger

In another bowl, combine flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon and cloves. Mix into creamed mixture and stir until blended. 

oats and raisins in a bowl

Add in oats and raisins. 

cookie dough on a baking sheet

Drop rounded teaspoonfuls 2-inches apart onto prepared cookie sheet.

baked cookies on baking sheet

Bake 11 minutes. 

Ginger Snap Cookies by CookieClubRecipes

Cool on cookie sheet for 1-2 minutes, remove to cooling rack.

Ginger Oat Cookies by CookieClubRecipes