Grammy Burnham's Molasses Cookies60 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 15 min
- Ready In: 45 min
“A batch of these soft cookies is always a yummy treat!” - by Hazel Fritz
Original recipe yields 3 dozen
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease baking sheets.
- In a large bowl, cream together shortening and sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the molasses. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice, and ginger; blend into the molasses mixture. Stir in raisins. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets.
- Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in preheated oven, or until the center is set. Cool on wire racks.
Amount Per Serving (36 total)
- 130 cal
- 3.4 g
- 24 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (60)Rate This Recipe
"These cookies are excellent. I modified the recipe to make it a little healthier by using blackstrap molasses and 1/2 whole wheat flour, which I think also gives it a nicer texture. The dough IS sti..." See morecky, though, and I think it works our much better if you chill it, roll it into balls, roll them in white sugar, then cook. They sold well at a recent work bake sale, and I got requests for the recipe."
"These are the best molasses cookies I have ever had and believe me I have tried a lot of recipes. Easy to make and delicious...." See more"
"Wonderful! I was looking for a crispy on the outside but chewy on the inside and this recipe is a keeper. I substituded butter for the shortening as I had none, the result was great I also lowered t..." See morehe sugar content to 1 cup, then I rolled them in icing sugar and the crackle effect is very attractive. My family loved them!"
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