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Molasses Cookies

junio 22, 2022

These are really easy-to-make cookies that are spicy and very chewy, they store well and also can be frozen, perfect for gift giving!

Preparation Time: 30 mins

Cook: 20 mins

Additional: 1 hr

Servings: 30


  • 1 ½ cups white sugar, divided
  • 3/4  cup margarine, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4  cup molasses
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger


Step 1.
Mix 1 cup sugar, margarine, and egg together in a medium bowl until smooth; stir in molasses.

Step 2.
Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, cloves, and ginger in a separate medium bowl; add to the molasses mixture and stir until well combined. Cover and chill dough for 1 hour.

Step 3.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

Step 4.
While the oven is preheating, roll dough into 1-inch diameter balls; roll each ball in remaining 1/2 cup white sugar before placing 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

Step 5.
Bake in batches in the preheated oven until the tops are cracked, about 8 to 10 minutes. Cool on wire racks.