Teri Brown's Chewy Molasses Cookies Recipe
These cookies are easy – no rolling out necessary – they are simply scooped into balls, rolled in sugar, and baked. They are especially good on holiday cookie trays, as well as at holiday buffets, and are a good change from some of the more popular Christmas cookies.
Makes 4 Dozen Cookies
1 1/2 cups sugar
3/4 cup softened butter
1/4 cup molasses
2 1/4 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
- Preheat oven to 350°.
- Measure 1/2 cup of the sugar and place in a small bowl.
- Beat the butter and remaining cup of sugar until combined; beat in the egg and molasses.
- Measure the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt into a fine strainer set over the mixing bowl and shake through. Turn the mixer to low speed and mix just until a dough forms.
- Scoop dough into tablespoon size balls and roll in the reserved sugar to coat.
- Place on parchment-lined baking sheets and bake until just firm - 10-12 minutes.
- Cool 1 minute on baking sheets before transferring to cooling racks.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 77 Calories from Fat 27
Percent Total Calories From: Fat 35% Protein 4% Carb. 61%
Nutrient Amount per Serving
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 12 mg
Sodium 82 mg
Total Carbohydrate 12 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 6 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 0% Iron 2%
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