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Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
22 mins
 

A classic cookie.

Course: Appetizer, Cookies
Keyword: cookies, molasses
Servings: 3 dozen
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
Directions
  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in molasses and egg. Combine dry ingredients, gradually add to creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm. Roll into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Press flat with a glass dipped in sugar.
  2. Bake at 375ยบ for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Sprinkle with more sugar if desired.