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soft molasses cookies

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Nancy Allen
Wentzville, MO

This is a really good old fashioned tasting cookie that I hope you'll try and add it to your holiday cookie trays.

(2 ratings)
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For soft molasses cookies

  • 3/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 2
  • 3/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    sour cream
  • 2 1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    ginger (optional)

How To Make soft molasses cookies

  • 1
    Cream together the shortening and sugar. Add the well beaten eggs,molasses,and sour cream and stir the mixture until it is smooth.
  • 2
    Mix together the dry ingredients and add this mixture gradually to the first. Chill the dough for about an hour, then drop it by spoonfuls (I use a small ice cream scoop) on a greased baking sheet.
  • 3
    Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.

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