spicy molasses cookies

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By virginia duncan
from decatur, AR

Any cookie recipe that has molasses in it has my vote. I love to cook with it and I love love love the taste of it.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 12 dozen
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For spicy molasses cookies

  • 1 c
    shortening
  • 1 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    light or dark molasses
  • 3
    eggs
  • 3 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 3 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground allspice
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 1 c
    raisins
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
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How To Make spicy molasses cookies

  • 1
    In a large mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add molasses. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Combine dry ingredients and spices; add to batter and mix lightly. Stir in nuts and raisins if desired; mix well.
  • 2
    Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes. Remove to wire rack.
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