Molasses Crinkles

Makes 4 dozen (You can always embrace your inner, er, stoic and halve this)

Prep time: 5 minutes

Bake time: 10 minutes

Cost: $2.60

(butter: .60, sugar: .65, eggs: .20, molasses: .70, flour: .45)

1 C (2 sticks) butter

2 C brown sugar

2 eggs

1/2 C Molasses

1/2 tsp salt

4 1/2 C flour

4 tsp baking soda

1 tsp cloves

2 tsp cinnamon

2 tsp ground ginger

extra sugar for rolling

Cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs and molasses. Add dry ingredients. Shape into balls. Roll if sugar if you wish. 

Bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes. 

Let them sit on the pan for a few minutes before removing. 

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