Molasses Cookies IV

Molasses Cookies IV

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"I have been using this recipe for 15 years. It is my kids favorite!"

Ingredients

servings 404 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 404 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 18.2 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 59.2g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 221 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar. Stir in the eggs, vanilla and molasses. Sift together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and salt; stir into the molasses mixture. Shape dough into a log 2 inches in diameter. Wrap in wax paper and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees c). Grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper.
  3. Unwrap cookie dough, and cut into 1/4 to 1/2 inch slices. Place on prepared cookie sheets and bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.
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I tried o make this recipe. The dough never got firm and when I tried to bake it, the cookies all melted so that you only had one big cookie sheet covered with dough. I had to try a different r...

This recipe turned out to be a sticky mess. In the morning, the dough was as soft as it was the night before. I followed it to a tee, and still it was a mess. Not sure I will try it again.

Wonderful flavor but when I was making this recipe, the dough was way too soft to shape into a roll. I had to add a whole cup of flour before it was firm enought to shape.

Very good! don't make though unless you are committed to the time to follow the directions. Trust me...they turn out as a pan of Goo otherwise. I did salvage my pan of Goo as "Recovery Cookie...

We just love making cookies that have a wonderful flavor, and these are great!

one big gooey glop on the cookie sheet, taste good but not worth the effort