Molasses Cookies

Linda Brown


This is an old recipe for molasses cookies. It's tried and true. Perfect with a cup of coffee!


★★★★☆ 3 votes

30 Min
15 Min


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  • 3/4 c
  • 1 c
  • 1 large
  • 4 Tbsp
    dark molasses
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda

How to Make Molasses Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients.
  3. Add melted butter, molasses and egg.
  4. Mix by hand until incorporated.
  5. Refrigerate cookie dough for at least 30 minutes.
  6. Remove dough from refrigerator and roll into walnut sized balls.
  7. Roll dough balls in sugar and place on a greased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
  8. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes. Remove from oven and place on wire rack to cool.
  9. Yields about 2 1/2 dozen cookies.

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About Molasses Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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