Molasses Cookies (2 Recipes)

by Phil and LeAnn, Cookie Club Member

Recipe Courtesy of www.CookieClubRecipes.com


Category: Desserts, Cookies

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Level: Baking Experience Helpful

Yield: 5 - 6 Dozen Cookies


Ingredients:


1 c. butter or margarine

1 c. sugar

2 eggs

1 c. molasses mixed with 1 t. soda

4 c. flour

2 t. ginger

1 t. cinnamon

1/2 t. salt

1 c. buttermilk mixed with 1 t. soda


Directions:


Cream shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and molasses-soda mixture. Sift dry ingredients together; add alternately with buttermilk-soda mixture. Drop by teaspoonfuls on greased baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees till set. Yields 6 doz.


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Recipe 2...


Grandmother’s Molasses Cookies


Ingredients:


1 c. shortening

1 c. sugar

1 egg

1 c. dark molasses

1 c. boiling water

1 t. salt

1 t. ginger

1 t. cinnamon

1 t. soda

4 c. flour


Directions:


Cream shortening and sugar together. Add egg and beat well. Add molasses; measure hot water in same cup and add to creamed mixture. Sift dry ingredients together. Stir till smooth. Add enough flour to make a soft dough - more if too sticky. Roll out on a floured board. Sprinkle with sugar; cut into shapes. Bake on a greased cookie sheet at 350 degrees till set. Yields 5 dozen.



Enjoy!


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