Molasses Sugar Cookies Recipe

Looking for an easy Molasses sugar cookies recipe? Learn how to make Molasses sugar cookies using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by motsy

Makes 48 servings



Crisp molasses cookies. Similar to Ginger snaps.

Recipe Ingredients for Molasses sugar cookies

3/4 c vegetable shortening
1 c sugar
1/4 c dark molasses
1 egg
2 tsp baking soda
2 c flour
1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon

Recipe Directions for Molasses sugar cookies

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. In a heavy saucepan, melt the shortening. Let cool.

  3. Add the sugar, molasses, and egg to the shortening in the pan. Beat well with a wooden spoon.

  4. Sift together the dry ingredients.

  5. Add to the mixture in the pan and mix well. Chill dough in the refrigerator.

  6. Form the dough into 1-inch balls. Dip top in regular or decorator sugar.

  7. Place on greased cookie sheets about 2-inches apart.

  8. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 8-10 minutes.

  9. Cool on cookie sheets about 5 minutes, then remove to wire racks to cool.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 15.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Sodium
79mg
3%
Potassium
33mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
9.4g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
0%
Sugars
5.1g
Protein
0.6g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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