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Old-fashioned molasses cookies that will remind you of Grandma's gingerbread cookies.
Combine butter, brown sugar, shortening, molasses and egg in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, salt and cloves; beat at low speed until well mixed. Cover; refrigerate 1-2 hours or until firm.
Heat oven to 375°F.
Shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten balls with glass dipped in sugar. Bake 8-11 minutes or until set.
Dietary Fiber: 0g
These turned out just perfect and I followed the recipe to a T. Thank you! My family loved them... nice and rich but still sweet.
This was good. I cut back on the spices and omitted the cloves completely. I also put in 1 cup of molasses to give it a really strong molasses taste. The cookies came out great!!!
i just made this recipe and would rate it *****. very light, nice texture. However, like so manypeople - I am trying to duplicate the recipe for molasses cookies that my grand mothermade on the farm when I was little.Her cookies were almost 'tough' -- you could take the edge of the cookie and bend it,and it would not break off -- more like a ginger snap but not as dry. What I rememberthe most was that you would take a bite of the cookie and hold it in your mouth andactually suck the molasses out, sort of strain it thru the cookie.any suggestions??
This made a very nice treat for my friends at work. Some have never had a molasses cookie and they loved it! Would make it again in a heartbeat.
Wonderful. A standard cookies for the holidays. Moist, flavorful, delicious, classic.
Thank you for this recipe.My husband that had never eaten molasses cookies, ate 3/4 of them. He said that they were Awesome. Thanks again.
These cookies are so easy to make and delicious. Every time I make them they are gone in two days!
This is one recipe that I will make again...wonderful old fashioned cookie
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