Molasses Crinkles

1
Lolita Slafter

By
@LitaM7

This was a favorite cookie growing up and still is.

These are a great addition to any holiday cookie platter for fall and winter.

If you love molasses flavor, you'll go crazy for these and they're totally addictive. Yummmmm!!! :)

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 dozen
Prep:
1 Hr 10 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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  • 3/4 c
    shortening
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/4 c
    molasses
  • 2 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    cloves
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    ginger

How to Make Molasses Crinkles

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix shortening, sugar, egg and molasses thoroughly.

    Combine dry ingredients and add to first mixture.

    Chill for about 1 hr.
  2. Roll into balls about the size of a large walnut.

    Dip tops in sugar and place sugar side up on greased cookie sheets abot 2" apart.
  3. Dip tip of finger in a small cup of water and touch the top of each cookie to wet the sugar (that's what makes the crackle effect when baked.)
  4. Bake at 375* for 10-12 minutes. Cool for a few minutes and remove to cooling rack. Makes 4 dozen.

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About Molasses Crinkles

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




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