Molasses Crinkles Recipe

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Molasses Crinkles

Jean Ray

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@Sheepdoc

Family favorite for Christmas. From old Betty Crocker cookbook.
Makes about 4 dozen.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

3 Hr 10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
shortening
1 c
brown sugar
1
egg
1/4 c
molasses
2 1/4 c
flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
cloves
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
ginger

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Thoroughly mix first 4 ingredients. Sift dry ingredients together and stir into wet ingredients. Chill dough.
2
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
3
Roll dough into balls the size of large walnuts. Dip tops in granulated sugar. Place sugared side up, 3" apart, on greased or parchment paper covered cookie sheet. Sprinkle each cookie with 2-3 drops of water to produce a crackled surface. Bake 10-12 minutes, just until set but not hard.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American