Soft Molasses Cookies I

Soft Molasses Cookies I

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"This is a soft molasses cookie from about 30 years ago. If do not like walnuts, substitute with raisins or other types of nuts."

Ingredients

servings 272 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 272 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 12.4 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.4g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 270 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. Sift together flour, ginger, cinnamon and salt. Dissolve baking soda in hot water. Mix together shortening, sugar, molasses and egg until creamy. Mix in the flour mixture alternately with the cold water. Mix in the baking soda and most of the walnuts, reserving a few to sprinkle on tops of cookies.
  3. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet, spacing 2 inches apart. Bake these for 12 minutes or until done.

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This is the molasses cookie recipe of my many molasses cookie dreams. High altitude: left out cold water; substituted dark brown sugar, rolling in light brown. Sub butter for shortning so left o...

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I did not care for these cookies. Followed the recipe to the letter. I have been searching for a good chewy molasses cookie, and read the reviews. Thought this looked promising. Hesitated strong...

This is the molasses cookie recipe of my many molasses cookie dreams. High altitude: left out cold water; substituted dark brown sugar, rolling in light brown. Sub butter for shortning so left o...

Great recipe. My kids love this cookie. I find that chilling the dough for an hour or two makes it easier to work with.

I did not care for these cookies. Followed the recipe to the letter. I have been searching for a good chewy molasses cookie, and read the reviews. Thought this looked promising. Hesitated strong...

these are delicious! Soft, and chewy! YUM!

These were great cookies! Moist, and delicious! And they had a beautiful appearance too!

Good, but a little strong. Probably my fault because I used dark molasses.

I thought these turned out good. Of course I did tweek them a little. I added 1 cup brown sugar,2 teaspoons cinnamom and only 1/2 teaspoon ginger. I did roll them in sugar before baking.Next tim...

These are a cookie. That is all I can say. Not much flavor. 400 degrees! I should have used my own head. TOO HOT! Even at 9 minutes they were too dark and the bottom dark dark brown if not...

Love this recipe.