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two cookies - one with a bite taken out of it - on a play next to a mug of black coffee
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5 from 2 votes

Soft and Chewy Molasses Cookies

Ingredients

Wet Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg beaten

Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Blend wet ingredients using a hand or stand mixer (or spatula if a mixer is unavailable)
  • Blend dry ingredients with a whisk
  • Add dry ingredients into the wet ingredients little by little while continuing to mix
  • Mix well
  • Chill in the refrigerator overnight (or 2 hours minimum) with plastic wrap over the bowl
  • Preheat oven to 375°
  • Form 1" balls of dough and roll in granulated sugar
  • Place rolled and sugared cookies onto greased cookie sheet approximately 2" apart
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes
  • Let cool on parchment paper or cooling rack
  • Enjoy!