Christmas Spice Cookies


"My children love spice cookies at any time. I think most children love them. I am enclosing a recipe that moms and dads can have their children help with during the baking at Christmas. Every child keeps their special memories of every day with the family and I sure remember mine from when I was a little girl."


servings 106 cals
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Original recipe yields 60 servings



  • Calories:
  • 106 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 3.5 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.3g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 104 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Beat the sugar, molasses, butter or margarine, and oil together. Add 2 cups of the flour and the baking soda, cloves, ginger, and cinnamon. Mix in the remaining flour 1/2 cup at a time until the dough is stiff. Flatten into disks and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. On a lightly floured surface roll the dough out to 1/4 inch thick and use cookie cutters to cut into desired shapes. Place cookies on a baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 8 minutes.
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  1. 12 Ratings


great cookies! I had too make up most of it because i used maple syrup unstead of sugar but they turned out great! As for them being deflated, one cut them thicker and 2 let them sit for a few m...

These cookies are also a family tradation. I am so glad the Carol submitted it. Everyone who loves Christmas should try these cookies. They are a taste of heaven!

The dough was marvelous - I'm sure at least a dozen cookies worth of dough ended up in my stomach - but the resulting cookies were deflated and underwhelming. Maybe she meant Baking POWDER inst...

I wanted to try something different for my Christmas cookies. These sounded good and taste great. BUT they didn't firm up in the refrigerator and it took more like 5 1/2 cups of flour. And I agr...

Excellent recipe that was easy to make. Instead of putting one teaspoon of each spice I put four teaspoons of all spice. Also I tryed a few with and with out icing and I definately think they ne...

Every year i try a few new cookie recipes, but it takes a really special cookie to get on my list of "regulars". This cookie made it not just for its wonderfully zingy spiciness but for its abil...

i made these at Xmas time and they didn't really suit me. some of my tasters loved them but i thought the molassas was FAR too over powering.

These are great! My boyfriend loved them! Perhaps next time I'll use less molasses and see how it turns out because I felt that the taste was a bit too strong. After a few days it did taste bett...

These are a tasty cookie. They use a ton of molasses, though! I think the only thing I will do different if I make them again is roll them out a lot thicker, and cook them less. They were a b...