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Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies Recipe | Easy Molasses Cookies

Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies


  • Author: Melissa Griffiths
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 18-24 cookies 1x

Description

This easy recipe for Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies is a favorite. Soft, chewy, lightly spiced cookies that are perfect for gift giving and holiday baking.


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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • Additional sugar for rolling

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and line a baking sheet with a baking mat or parchment.
  2. In a large bowl beat the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Add the molasses and egg and beat well.
  3. Add the flour, soda, cinnamon, ginger, salt, and cloves and stir to combine well. Scoop one tablespoon of dough and roll it into a ball with you hands. Roll the ball in additional sugar and place is on the baking sheet. Repeat leaving about 2 inches in between each dough ball. Using the bottom of a measuring cup lightly flatten each ball.
  4. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Let the cookies cool on a wire rack and enjoy with lots of milk. Store leftovers in an air-tight container.

  • Category: Dessert, Cookies
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American
Nutrition Information: YIELD: 24 SERVING SIZE: 1 Cookie
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 153.7 Fat: 6.1g Cholesterol: 23mg Sodium: 85.5mg Carbohydrates: 23.1g Sugars: 11g Protein: 1.9g Vitamin A: 51.9µg Vitamin C: 0mg

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