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Old-Fashioned Molasses Cookies
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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 ground cloves

1/4 teaspoon salt


Granulated 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, cloves and salt; beat at low speed until well mixed.

  2. STEP 2

    Divide dough in half; wrap each half in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate 1-2 hours or until firm.

  3. STEP 3

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  4. STEP 4

    Working with one-half of dough at a time, shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls. Roll balls in granulated sugar. Place, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten balls to 2 1/2-inch diameter with bottom of glass. Bake 8-11 minutes or until set.

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