Molasses Cookies

One of the cookies I make for Christmas. But for Christmas I use a mini ice cream scoop and then divided that dough in 1/2. Two batches will make 163 cookies. Can freeze for up to 3 months.

Photo by Lulu_ P.

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

3.5

dozen

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

3.5

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    cup sugar

  • 3/4

    cup shortening

  • 1/4

    cup molasses

  • 1

    egg

  • 2

    cups flour

  • 1/2

    tsp. cloves

  • 1/2

    tsp. ginger

  • 1

    tsp. cinnamon

  • 1/2

    tsp. salt

  • 2

    tsp. baking soda

Directions

1. Cream sugar and shortening. Add Molasses and egg. Beat well. 2. Sift together flour, baking soda, spices and salt. Add to molasses mixture; mix well. 3. Form dough into 1 inch balls. Roll in sugar. Place on a greased cookie sheet 2 inches apart. 4. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.

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