Grandpa Stewart's Molasses Drop Cookies

Grandpa Stewart's Molasses Drop Cookies Recipe

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Megan Stewart

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This is the recipe my hubby remembers making with Grandpa Stewart when he and his brother were young. He also made Grandpa Stewart's Raw Apple Cake (the recipe is in JAP). When we got married, and he shared these memories, I immediately asked for the recipes! Enjoy!

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Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    chopped nuts
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    ginger, ground
  • 1/2 tsp
    cloves, ground
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/4 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    shortening
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/2 c
    molasses
  • 1/2 c
    thick buttermilk

How to Make Grandpa Stewart's Molasses Drop Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Bake at 375 degrees. Grease cookie sheets.
  2. Sift flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and cloves. Cream butter, shortening and sugar. Beat in egg, then add molasses. Stir in flour mixture and milk. Add nuts. Drop by heaping teaspoon onto cookie sheets. Bake 8 min.
  3. To make as cutout cookies, add more flour until workable. The cutout cookies are what my hubby remembers making!

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About Grandpa Stewart's Molasses Drop Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American




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