Spiced Soft Molasses Cookies
Soft and perfectly spiced, these cookies will soon become one of your favorite! These cookies are soft and chewy, with that classic dark molasses flavor!
Servings: 24 cookies
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 3/4 cup vegetable shortening
- 1/4 cup molasses
- 1 egg
- 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
- 2 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp ground cloves
- 1/4 tsp salt
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
In a large bowl, beat brown sugar, shortening, molasses, and egg until combined. Stir in remaining ingredients.
Shape dough into rounded balls, about 1” in diameter. Place some granulated sugar in a small bowl and roll balls in the sugar.
Place the cookie balls onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet, about 2” apart.
Bake for 13-16 minutes until just set and cookies appear dry and cracked.
Remove from baking sheet to cooling rack
Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 136mg | Potassium: 78mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.8mg