Spiced Sour Cream Molasses Cookies

Spiced Sour Cream Molasses Cookies Recipe

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Betty Bramanis


Another old recipe. These are large cookies with a warmth from the molasses and spices. They make wonderful gifts and the house smells AMAZING while they are baking. I double this recipe, so I have plenty for lunch boxes throughout the week and can give some away too.


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about 3 dozen
10 Min
15 Min


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    3 3/4 cups flour
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    1 teaspoon baking soda
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    1 teaspoon ground ginger
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    2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
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    1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
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    1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
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    3/4 cup butter - very soft
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    3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
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    1 egg - at room temp.
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    3/4 cup molasses
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    3/4 cup sour cream - at room temp.

How to Make Spiced Sour Cream Molasses Cookies


  1. Pre-heat oven 180oC/350oF. Grease and line cookies sheets with baking paper.
    Sift the dry ingredients together in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar together. Add the egg and beat again. Add the sour cream and molasses and beat again. Add the sifted flour and spices and mix well with a spoon.
  3. Drop dessert-spoonfuls of mixture onto the prepared cookie sheets, allowing spreading room. Bake in the prepared oven for 13-15 minutes. Allow to cool completely on the cookie trays before removing them to an airer.

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