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Crisp and Chewy Molasses Cookies

Crisp and Chewy Molasses Cookies
  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 6 hr 45 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 96
Looking for a spiced dessert using molasses? Then try these flavorful cookies that are baked to perfection.
Updated November 2, 2010

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

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

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