Molasses Oatmeal White Chocolate Chip Cookies - Sweet ReciPEAs (2024)

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These Molasses Oatmeal White Chocolate Chip Cookies are the ultimate in comfort with warm molasses, oatmeal, and white chocolate chips.

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***I was compensated for creating the recipe, the photos, and writing this post. But the opinions are all mine and it is the molasses that I already consistently use at home.

Every year my friends and I do a cookie/ornament exchange.

I usually attend two as I have two friends that like to host one (only down to one this year as the one friend who usually host one is tied up in the MS Xbox 1 release).

I’m always on the lookout for new cookies.

It’s been 8 years of cookie exchanges and having to figure out what to bring.

I mean I am the baker so people always walk in and ask “which one are yours”?

Oh the pressure.

I used to worry greatly about having festive colored cookies or cookies in the shape of other things but as I get older I really just care about taste darn it all.

I LOVE me a soft molasses cookie.

Like love.

People never seem excited about when I bring a molasses cookie…until they actually taste it.

I think the brown hue just says boring or something.

But a soft molasses cookie is like a spicy warm hug.

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So when Grandma’s Molasses asked me to create a cookie to help promote their Grandma’s Molasses Cookie Exchange Recipe Submission Contest I was all over it.

Didn’t hurt that I already use their product. 🙂

So into the kitchen I went.

And I came up with these Molasses Oatmeal White Chocolate Chip Cookies.

I love white chocolate and molasses together so I knew that would be in there and I decided on adding oatmeal as well.

What I got was a soft yet chewy, yummy, spice molasses cookie that people were surprised at how good they were.

“Wow, I don’t normally go for a molasses cookie but this was awesome”.

P.S. It’s a great day to buymy cookbookHoly Sweet!

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  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup old fashion oats
  • 2 tsp. ginger, ground
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon, ground
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ¼ tsp. nutmeg, ground (I used fresh)
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • ¾ cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup Grandmother’s molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar


  1. Mix flour, oats, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg and salt in large bowl.
  2. Using a stand mixer with the paddle attachment (or a large bowl with electric mixer) cream together the butter and brown sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
  3. Add molasses, egg and vanilla and beat on medium speed until fully incorporated. Using a spatula, scrap down the sides to release some of the dough.
  4. Gradually add flour mixture, one cup at a time, on low speed until well mixed.
  5. Fold in the white chocolate chips and evenly distribute as best you can.
  6. Press dough into a thick flat disk. Wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  7. Preheat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheets lined with parchment paper.
  8. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges of cookies just begin to brown. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  9. Store cookies in airtight container up to 5 days.

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  1. Katie says

    I don’t bake with white chocolate often, a self proclaimed dark chocoholic here, but this recipe looks yummy! I always have molasses in my pantry, this will be a good recipe to try this holiday season. Thanks for sharing!


  2. Nicole says

    Yum, I love molasses! What a great combination of flavors in these cookies.


  3. Karen says

    Molasses cookies are my favorite. I will have yo try this variation.


  4. Chris says

    Darn it, Peabody! I see yet ANOTHER gluten-free conversion in my future!!! I could make these TODAY….. Can’t, can’t, can’t, can’t, can’t……….


  5. Erika says

    I already love molasses cookies, so I know these would be great! They might be what I take to the cookie swap I’m going to this year. I’m with you – all I care about now is taste!


  6. Alice says

    I’m supposed to be working and instead I’m drooling at my desk…

    Thanks a lot Peabody! lol


  7. Averie @ Averie Cooks says

    I love molasses cookies and yours look perfectly soft! And with white choc, even better. Pinned!


  8. foxyvee says

    I made this over the weekend. and used guittards white chocolate disks. It was good, next time I will put more salt in mine for a more salty sweet cookie. My family loved it. I have to hide them until thanksgiving dessert.


    • Peabody says

      Glad you like them.


  9. Tania says

    I took these to work and everyone loved them. Thanks for a great recipe.


    • Peabody says

      @Tania- good to hear


  10. Sasha says

    Hi Peabody! I have made a few of your other cookie recipes, and they always turn out so well, so thank you for all of the wonderful recipes. These cookies sound AMAZING. I want to make them for a cookie exchange that my mom is hosting on Sunday evening, and I have a few questions: 1. I need to bring 7 dozen cookies – how many batches do you think I should make? 2. If I make multiple batches, can I just multiply the ingredients by that # and make a giant bowl of dough, or should I mix it separately multiple times. Finally, 3. I have a really busy weekend ahead of me, so I’m wondering if you think I can make the dough tonight or tomorrow and refrigerate all the way until Sunday when I plan to bake them?

    Thanks so much!! Happy Holidays 🙂


  11. Amanda says

    I just made these tonight – so delicious!! Followed the recipe exactly. They’re so soft and chewy. I also rolled some of them in turbinado sugar for extra sparkle. Thanks for sharing this yummy recipe! It’s a good holiday cookie for a change-up from the traditional sugar cookie.


  12. Erin says

    I really wanted to like these but they ended up flat and kind of doughy. The edges were crisp and I even baked them for 11 min instead of the 8-10 in the recipe. I followed the recipe but they just didn’t work out for me. They don’t really look like the nice chewy, fluffy cookies in the pictures.


    • Peabody says

      Hmmm, I’ve made these every year without that issue. Did you refrigerate them for the full four hours?



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