Molasses Crinkles

Linda Kauppinen

By
@cyrene

This is one of my all time FAVORITE cookies and my grandmother always made them just for me!
These are thick, chewy with crackled sugary tops! Nice rich flavor!


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Serves:

About 4 dozen 2 1/2" cookies

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

MIX THOROUGHLY:

3/4 c
soft shortening
1 c
brown sugar, packed
1 large
egg
1/4 c
molasses

SIFT TOGETHER AND STIR IN:

2 1/4 c
sifted gold medal flour
2 tsp
soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
cloves, ground
1 tsp
cinnamon, ground
1 tsp
ginger, ground

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Chill dough.
Roll into balls the size of large walnuts
Dip tops in sugar.
Place sugared side up, 3 inches apart on greased cookie sheet.
Sprinkle each cookie with 2 or 3 drops of water to produce a crackled surface
2
Bake just until set but not hard.
375 degree oven for 10 to 12 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom