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Soft and Chewy Molasses Cookies


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  • 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups Imperial Sugar® / Dixie Crystals® Granulated Sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cloves


Preparation time 15mins


Step 1

•In a large bowl, cream butter and 1 cup sugar. Blend in molasses and egg. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and cloves; add to creamed mixture. Mix until well blended.
• Shape dough into 1-1/4-in. balls. Roll balls in remaining sugar. Place on greased baking sheets. Press flat with a fork. Bake at 350° about 10-12 minutes or until set. Yield: about 4 dozen.

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