Molasses Sugar Cookies I

Molasses Sugar Cookies I

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Tiffany Rogers
Recipe by  Tiffany Rogers

“These cookies store wonderfully and keep for several days.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 5 dozen

Directions

  1. Cream together until light and fluffy butter flavored shortening and brown sugar. Add egg and molasses and beat well. Sift together flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, ground cloves and ginger. Add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  2. Chill at least 1 hour or overnight.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  4. Roll into 1-inch balls, roll in sugar. Place balls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes. Cool slightly before removing from pan.

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Reviews (57)

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Kara Shallenberg
39

Kara Shallenberg

My son says these are the best cookies I've ever made, and I agree! I used butter instead of shortening. YUM!!!

DJ
23

DJ

For me, this is the perfect molasses cookie. I've been searching for years and finally found it - crisp yet chewy, tasting of molasses and spices and sugar, melting in the mouth. Think the Starbuck's molasses cookie but smaller. Not being fond of shortening, I compromised with half butter flavor shortening and half butter, and being very fond of cloves, I upped the cloves to 1 1/2 teaspoons. Otherwise, I followed the recipe, and was very happy. Be aware that the dough is rather sticky, so your hands will be too when you're done. Well worth the trouble though.

Emily
16

Emily

I offered these cookies at a party along with 5 other treats, and these went the quickest. They were a combination of chewy, soft and crisp. This will replace my current molassas cookie recipe for sure! Delicious!!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (30 total)

  • Calories
  • 116 cal
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs
  • 15.8 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 109 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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