Molasses Crinkles

Molasses Crinkles

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"We make these every year for Christmas and are always a sure-to-please treat."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 79 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 3.4 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.7g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 68 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Cream the shortening and the brown sugar. Stir in the egg and molasses and mix well.
  2. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cloves, cinnamon, and ginger. Add the flour mixture to the shortening mixture and mix well. Cover and chill dough for at least 2 to 3 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  4. Roll dough into balls the size of large walnuts. Roll balls in sugar and place 3 inches apart on the prepared baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool for one minute before transferring to a wire rack to continue cooling.
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This is a helpful hint to everyone that bakes cookies that get hard the second day. It sounds like it won't work but try it and you will be surprised. If you over bake or cookies just get hard p...

These are the cookies my grandmother has made for my entire life. They are now my husband's favorite. They are the best, chewiest, spiciest cookies ever. I have made them hundreds of times in...

I made this recipe for Christmas giveaway - along with several others. I have been asked for this recipe many times in the past few weeks. It was everyone's favorite out of all I made. I made...