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Molasses Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Silver Palate

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
12 Tbsp sweet butter (1 1/2 sticks)
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup molasses
1 egg
1 3/4 cups unbleached all purpose flour
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Melt butter, add sugar and molasses, and mix thoroughly. Lightly beat egg and add to butter mixture; blend well.
3. sift flour with spices, salt and baking soda and add to first mixture; mix. Batter will be wet.
4. Lay a sheet of foil on a cookie sheet. Drop tablespoons of cookie batter on foil, leaving 3 inches between the cookies. These will spread during the baking.
5. Bake until cookies start to darken, 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven while still soft. Let cool on foil.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24 large cookies
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This cookie was one of the Silver Palate store's most popular. They are soft, chewy and spicy and stay moist, in an airtight tin, for at least one week.

 

 

 

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