Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Molasses Cookies

I love molasses. And cookies. These are divinely soft and oh, so good. Enjoy! I found the recipe here




Molasses Cookies
INGREDIENTS:
1-1/2 cups butter, softened
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
1/2 cup molasses
4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons ground ginger
2 teaspoons baking soda
1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup chopped pecans
3/4 cup coarse sugar

HOW TO PREPARE:

Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and molasses. Combine the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Fold in pecans.

Shape into 1-in. balls and roll in coarse sugar. Place 2-1/2-in. apart on parchment-lined baking sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until tops are cracked. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 2 dozen. Print Friendly and PDF Pin It

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