GrandmaÂ’s Oatmeal Lace Cookies


  • 8 tbls. (1 stick) butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup Grandmas Original Molasses
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup quick or old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup (optional) chopped nuts, finely chopped


Preheat oven to 375°F. Melt butter in saucepan. Remove from heat; stir in milk, molasses

and vanilla. Sift together sugar, flour, baking powder and salt. Blend into milk mixture.

Stir in oats and nuts. Drop by level teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart on greased cookie sheet.

Bake 6 to 8 minutes. Cool.

Yield: 6 dozen cookies
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