Molasses Cranberry Crinkles
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Molasses Cranberry Crinkles

These soft molasses cookies are flavored with orange and cranberries. A perfect combination of flavors!

36
cookies
30 min
PREP TIME
50 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon ground ginger

3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1/4 cup full flavor molasses

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg slightly beaten

1/2 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest

1/2 cup chopped sweetened dried cranberries

Turbinado (raw) sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, salt and cloves in bowl; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine sugar and butter in another bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add molasses, egg and orange zest; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour mixture gradually to butter mixture, beating at low speed after each addition. Stir in cranberries.

  4. STEP 4

    Place turbinado sugar into small bowl. Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls; dip tops into sugar. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10-13 minutes or until set.

Tip #1

Turbinado sugar is a coarse raw sugar that is blond in color with a delicate molasses flavor. It adds a special sparkle to baked goods when sprinkled on before baking.

Nutrition

70Calories
3Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
90Sodium (mg)
11Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  November 22, 2015

Got the recipe from a friend and I absolutely LOVE it. The cookies have just enough spice flavor and are soft and chewy. The cranberries and raw sugar make them super festive! Wrapped in a clear bag and tied with a red ribbon, they make a great small gift to give.

— says SANDRA O.
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  December 10, 2012

love these cookies i plan to make them for my family

— says kristina c.
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