Christmas Molasses and Ginger Cookies

Christmas Molasses and Ginger Cookies

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  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    10 m
  • Ready In

    2 h
giapuppy#1
Recipe by  giapuppy#1

“I got this recipe out of one of my mother's cookbooks and tried it one Christmas Eve with her. They were amazing! My brother even loved them, and he is the pickiest person I know. When they were done I threw one to my dog. They are now his favorite treat of all. Hopefully, you will love this recipe as much as we do!”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 3 dozen cookies

Directions

  1. Beat molasses, brown sugar, and butter together in a bowl until smooth. Mix flour, eggs, cinnamon, baking soda, ginger, and salt into molasses mixture until incorporated. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Heavily flour a cloth-covered work surface.
  3. Roll dough on the floured cloth into 1/4-inch thick cookies; cut with cookie cutters if desired. Arrange cookies 1-inch apart on the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until cookies are firm to the touch, about 8 minutes. Cool in the pans for 10 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

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Reviews (2)

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Penny
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Penny

I made them according to the amounts given exactly, and they came out just fine. They are soft and simple. If it's an old fashioned molasses cookie you're looking for, this is it.

It's A New Day
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It's A New Day

Just looking at this recipe I didn't see how you could incorporate 5 1/2 cups of flour into the specified liquid and only get 3 dozen cookies. I cut the recipe down slightly so it used a stick of butter. I ended up using 3 cups of flour and that was hard to mix in. I didn't roll out the dough but opted to roll into walnut sized balls. They flattened slightly but not much. I think they needed to be rolled in sugar. I think I ended up with about 3 dozen cookies. I don't think I'll make these again.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (36 total)

  • Calories
  • 155 cal
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 3.9 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs
  • 27.9 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 169 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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