MOLASSES COOKIES – The Southern Woman Cooks

These Molasses Cookies are a basic! Simple to make and all the time successful and wonderful to share with family and friends.

Molasses Cookies

For those who love these cookies additionally, you will love our Gingersnaps. They’re an old school recipe we’ve got made for a few years.

❤️WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE

Molasses cookies are simply fantastic this time of the 12 months and make your home odor so good whereas they’re baking within the oven. Molasses cookies make the right present for household and buddies. These are additionally fantastic with a cup of espresso! The spices are good!

🍴KEY INGREDIENTS

  • butter
  • brown sugar
  • egg
  • Molasses (I take advantage of sorghum, you need to use any type of molasses)
  • all-purpose flour
  • baking soda
  • floor cinnamon
  • floor ginger

🍽️HOW TO MAKE

These cookies are very easy to make, the longest a part of the entire course of is letting the dough chill for an hour.

COOKING STEPS

Step 1
Cream collectively the butter, brown sugar and egg. Stir in molasses. Add flour and baking soda, cinnamon and ginger.

Step 2
Cowl the dough and chill one hour in fridge. Make the dough into walnut sized balls and roll in granulated sugar.

Step 3
Preheat oven to 350 levels, spray cookie sheet. Place cookies 2 inches aside and press down with fork dipped in sugar. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Makes about 40 cookies.

⭐TIP

I believe these cookies are even higher the following day, so you possibly can simply make them upfront. They’re smooth within the middle which we love. You’ll be able to all the time warmth them up just a little too, in case you like heat cookies.

Listed below are extra recommendations on baking cookies!

Molasses Cookies

RECIPE VARIATIONS

For those who love cookies, it would be best to try our Espresso Dunking Cookies. They’re scrumptious! Additionally these Ice Oatmeal Raisin Cookies are a basic that your loved ones will love.

❓FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Why did my cookies prove so exhausting?

You over cooked them. Cookies ought to look just a little underdone when faraway from the oven and must be mild across the edges.  Cookies will proceed to cook dinner from the warmth of the cookie sheet as soon as eliminated.

The place do you discover Molasses?

We’ve it at our native grocery retailer however you should buy it on-line. The Amish shops in our group sells molasses.

STORING

We all the time retailer our cookies in an hermetic container.

Gingersnap Cookies

These cookies are a few of our favorites! We’ve been making them for years!

SERVING SIZE

This recipe makes about 40 cookies relying on the dimensions you make them. That’s about 10-12 servings.

Molasses Cookies

Anne Walkup

These Molasses Cookies are straightforward to make and completely scrumptious. They’re made with brown sugar and molasses and are nice with espresso. We like to make them through the vacation season.

Prep Time 15 minutes

Prepare dinner Time 10 minutes

Complete Time 25 minutes

Course Cookies

Delicacies American, southern

  • 1 cup softened butter or two sticks or 16 tablespoons
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup molasses I take advantage of sorghum, you need to use any type of molasses
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon floor ginger
  • Cream collectively the butter, brown sugar and egg. Stir in molasses. Add flour and baking soda, cinnamon and ginger. Cowl the dough and chill one hour in fridge.

  • Make the dough into walnut sized balls and roll in granulated sugar. Preheat oven to 350 levels, spray cookie sheet. Place cookies 2 inches aside and press down with fork dipped in sugar. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Makes about 40 cookies.

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