Molasses Cookies483 Reviews
- Prep: 10 min
- Cook: 10 min
- Ready In: 1 hr 20 min
“My Mom's recipe and one of my favorites. Spicy and chewy, they store well and can be frozen. Great for gift giving or shipping.” - by Brenda Hall
Original recipe yields 5 dozen
- In a medium bowl, mix together the melted margarine, 1 cup sugar, and egg until smooth. Stir in the molasses. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves, and ginger; blend into the molasses mixture. Cover, and chill dough for 1 hour.
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Roll dough into walnut sized balls, and roll them in the remaining white sugar. Place cookies 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
- Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until tops are cracked. Cool on wire racks.
Amount Per Serving (30 total)
- 120 cal
- 4.7 g
- 18.6 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (483)Rate This Recipe
"Yes, it is THAT good. A nice chewy molasses cookie. EXCELLENT flavor. When storing these (and other cookies) store a piece of bread with them to keep them moist, otherwise they dry out like rocks! ..." See moreBut these are exactly what you're looking for - easy, idiot-proof, and EXCELLENT. MAKE THEM NOW!!!!!!"
"Substituted butter for the margarine and brown sugar for the white. They turned out fabulous. The are the most consistent and uniform cookies I ever make. Tastes like a soft ginger snap. My husband ..." See morerequests them again and again!"
"I have made these cookies about 15 times over the past few years and they always turn out great. I also use butter instead of margarine. After rolling in sugar and placing on baking sheet, I slightly ..." See moreflatten using a smooth bottomed glass. Depending on my mood(and time) I will glaze with a simple home-made frosting. Make sure to watch the timing on these cookies, it is critical."
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