Molasses crinkle cookies

Molasses Crinkle Cookies Recipe

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Janet Cardinal


These were my Moms favorite and everyones favorite. Always requested by family and friends.


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4 doz.
1 Hr 30 Min
15 Min


  • 3/4 c
    soft shortening (crisco)
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 1/4 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Molasses crinkle cookies


  1. Cream shortening , brown sugar, egg and molasses thoroughly.
  2. Sift together dry ingredients and stir into creamed mixture.
    Then chill for an hour.
  3. Heat oven to 375.
    Roll chilled dough into 1 inch balls or larger for larger cookies. Dip tops into granulated sugar.
    Place sugar side up on parchment paper lined or greased
    cookie sheet.
  4. Sprinkle each cookie with few drops of water.
    Bake 10-12 min or till just set NOT HARD.

    Makes about 4 doz

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About Molasses crinkle cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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