Sunday, December 20, 2009

Soft Spicy Molasses Cookie

R2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup lighte molasses
3 Tbsp. milk
1 egg
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. ground ginger
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1/8 tsp. salt
Sugar for Rolling

Combine flour, 1 cup sugar, butter, molasses, milk, egg, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and salt in a large bowl.  Beat at low speed on electric mixer 2 to 3 minutes or until well blended, scraping bowl often.  Cover, refrigerate unti firm enough to handle, at least 4 hours or overnight.

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls. Roll in sugar.  Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.  Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until slightly firm to the touch.  Remove immediately.

                                        Makes about 4 dozen cookies


  1. I just love these rolled in turbinado sugar! Thanks for the reminder, oh and my waist thanks you

  2. Love your blog and the cookies sound so yummy. LenZie