Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Yummy Molasses Cookie Recipe

**there's been a change in case you already copied this recipe. Use 2 tsp soda, not 1. Sorry !**
Since lots of people liked the cookies I made the other day, I suppose I can share my secret recipe! (Actually, it's Margie Rose's recipe.) These are our favorite cookies.

Pre-heat oven to 350
3/4 cup shortening
3/4 cup sugar (or a bit more if you want!)
1/4 cup molasses
1 egg
Mix it up, then add:
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. ginger

Mix well, then:
2 cups flour, or slightly more if needed to make it able to be rolled into balls without getting your hands all sticky. Then roll balls in a sugar/cinnamon mixture, and place on baking sheet. Bake at 350 for 8-9 minutes. When they just come out of the oven, sprinkle tops with a little more sugar mixture. Yummy Yummy!...I can't believe I just put a recipe on my blog! How domestic! I used to make fun of women gleefully exchanging recipes. Oh well, I'm old now.


GP Cooke said...

Sounds good Caren. Do you think I could have some without the cinnamon.

6wickerts said...

Sounds yummy!! I am always looking for new recipes. Thanks :+)

Becky said...

I printed your recipe. I love molasses cookies! Not to be overly gleeful, of course.

gpa john said...

Nice color of blue, though...

6wickerts said...

I made these cookies today!! YUMMY, they went down great with everyone here! Thanks Caren :)

gpa john said...

You could make some of those over here some time.... : )

Jeremy and Kristi said...

YUMMY!!!! I am so excited! Those cookies were DELICIOUS!!!! Plus, molasses is good for prego women. So that means I can eat like 10 of them at once right?