molasses oatmeal cookies

Family Favorite becomes new treats with molasses

How long is it since your family enjoyed the appealing flavor of old-time real molasses? It’s a taste Americans have loved since early plantation days…a taste your whole family will really go for!

For real-molasses flavor at its best, insist on Brer Rabbit New Orleans Molasses, made from freshly crushed southern plantation sugar cane. In all molasses recipes, Brer Rabbit insures finer results.

New Treat!

Molasses Oatmeal Cookies

1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup Brer Rabbit New Orleans Molasses
1 cup seedless raisins, if desired
2 cups rolled oats

Sift together flour, baking soda, salt and spices. Cream shortening; beat in sugar gradually. Blend in egg and molasses; beat well. Stir in dry ingredients. Fold in raisins and rolled oats. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2″ apart on greased baking sheet. Bake at 325 degrees F. (slow moderate oven) 12-15 minuts or until firm and brown. Let stand 1 minute, then remove to cooking racks. Makes 4-5 dozen.

In molasses cookies, in hot, spicy gingerbread-for glazing ham or “candying” sweet potatoes, nothing equals the tempting goodness of real New Orleans Molasses. Your family will say you’re wonderful if you give it to them in dozen of delicious ways. Today-why not whip up a batch of these crisp Brer Rabbit cookies. The recipe is easy.