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Cinnamon Oatmeal Cookies

Rated as 4.41 out of 5 Stars

"A hint of cinnamon makes these chewy oatmeal cookies stand out from all others. The recipe makes a big batch, so it's perfect when you need a snack for a crowd. --Terri Crum, Fort Scott, Kansas"
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Ingredients

35 m servings
Original recipe yields 78 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in molasses and vanilla. Combine the remaining ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until edges are firm. Remove to wire racks to cool

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These cookies are awesome! A couple of things to note.... Be sure to look at how much the recipe makes. I halved the recipe and it just fit into my Kitchen Aide mixer. Don't know how it woul...

Most helpful critical review

I really liked these when they first came out of the oven. However once they cooled they seemed too dry and crispy for my taste. I like my cookies to be soft and moist.

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These cookies are awesome! A couple of things to note.... Be sure to look at how much the recipe makes. I halved the recipe and it just fit into my Kitchen Aide mixer. Don't know how it woul...

These cookies were the best. We made them for a church picnic/potluck. The cinnamon was strong enough that everyone knew what kind of cookie you were choosing. We actually made 108 cookies. ...

They were not kidding when they said that this recipe made alot I made cut it to 35 servings and ended up with 60 cookies. We added walnuts and rasins to some of ours they were even better. Than...

Really good! I didn't have any molasses, so I added honey. I switched the recipe to 2 dozen servings, and still ended up with almost double. Will use again.

EXCELLENT Cookies! My 10 year old daughter said they were the VERY best! I rolled them into small balls before putting them on the pan and they came out perfectly shaped, crinkly on the top, cr...

This is a fantastic recipe! I add a little extra cinnamon and a touch of nutmeg. I also take the cookies out before they're done cooking and let them rest on the pan before I transfer them to a...

These cookies are the bomb, try em. Half recipe fit perfectly in my kitchenaid mixer and made just enough to fit in the cookie jar (after my son and I ate a few...gotta test each batch!)

This recipe makes A LOT of cookies - I halved the recipe and still ended up with 68 cookies! I'm not complaining though because they are really good. Mine came out crispy rather than chewy, prob...

These are delicious! They are very simple to throw together. They do make a lot as others have noted...perfect for a cookie exchange which is why I made them!