Crisp and Chewy Molasses Cookies

Looking for a spiced dessert using molasses? Then try these flavorful cookies that are baked to perfection.

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  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 6 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 96
 

Ingredients

3/4
cup sugar
1/2
cup margarine or butter, softened
1/2
cup molasses
1
egg
2
cups all purpose flour
1 1/2
teaspoons baking soda
1/2
teaspoon cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon cloves
1/4
teaspoon nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon ginger

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  • 1 In large bowl, combine sugar and margarine; beat until light and fluffy. Add molasses and egg; blend well. Add all remaining ingredients; mix well. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 30 minutes for easier handling.
  • 2 On waxed paper, shape dough into roll 9 inches long. Wrap roll in waxed paper or plastic wrap; refrigerate 6 hours or until firm.
  • 3 Heat oven to 375°F. Cut dough into 1/2-inch slices; cut each slice into quarters. Place slices 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 6 to 10 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheets.
  • 1 In large bowl, combine sugar and margarine; beat until light and fluffy. Add molasses and egg; blend well. Add all remaining ingredients; mix well. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 30 minutes for easier handling.
  • 2 On waxed paper, shape dough into roll 9 inches long. Wrap roll in waxed paper or plastic wrap; refrigerate 6 hours or until firm.
  • 3 Heat oven to 375°F. Cut dough into 1/2-inch slices; cut each slice into quarters. Place slices 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 6 to 10 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheets.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
35
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
3mg
3%;
Sodium
45mg
45%;
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.