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Soft Molasses Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Betty Crocker
Added: Saturday, October 24, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup molasses
1 egg
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons granulated sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 325 . In large bowl, beat brown sugar, shortening, molasses and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in remaining ingredients except granulated sugar.

Shape dough be rounded tablespoonfuls into 1 1/2 inch balls. Dip tops into granulated sugar. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls, sugared sides up, about 2 inches apart.

Bake 13 - 16 minutes or just until set and cookies appear dry. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
About 2 dozen.
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
49 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Helpful Hints - Purchase shortening formed in oblong packages marked for easy cutting and measuring. It eliminates messy measuring cups. Spray the inside of the measuring cup with cooking spray so molasses will slide out to the cup easily.

 

 

 

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