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Soft Molasses Cookies

Soft, chewy molasses cookies jiust like Grandma makes!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: molasses cookies
Servings: 24 cookies
Calories: 161kcal

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter OR vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 TBL milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar for rolling

Instructions

  • Put butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat well.
  • Add egg, milk, molasses, and vanilla, and mix well.
  • Add flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon and stir. If the dough is too stiff for a mixer, use a sturdy spoon to stir.
  • Chill one hour or more.
  • Roll dough into small balls and roll in sugar. Place on baking tray and bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes. Cool on tray for 5 minutes, remove to wire rack and cool completely.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 197mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 187IU | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg