Old-Fashioned Molasses Cookies
36
cookies
45 min
PREP TIME
02 hrs 05 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/4 cup shortening

3/4 cup molasses

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    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.

  2. STEP 2

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  3. STEP 3

    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.

Nutrition

110Calories
4Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
80Sodium (mg)
16Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  April 14, 2016

I made these just the other day and they almost brought tears to my eyes . These cookies are just like my Grandmother"s . I will make them often. Thank you so much,Kathy H.

— says Kathlyn
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  August 11, 2014

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.

— says Melissa @ Bless this Mess
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