This recipe is a favorite of our oldest son. He’s just finishing up with his finals and will be home soon to enjoy a full cookie jar!

Molasses Crinkles

(Makes 4-5 dozen)

¾ cups butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 egg
¼ cup molasses
2 ¼ cup flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
½ tsp ground cloves
¼ tsp salt

Combine the first four ingredients in a bowl. Mix thoroughly.

Molases Crinkles, cookies

Butter, sugar and molasses

In a separate bowl combine the dry ingredients. Mix the dry ingredients into the butter mixture. Chill the dough in the refrigerator for 2 hours or overnight.

chilled dough, recipe box

Wrap and chill dough.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.

Roll teaspoonfuls of chilled dough into balls.

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Cookie dough balls

Dip the tops in sugar and place on your cookie sheet, sugar side up.

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Unbaked cookies.

Bake for 10-12 minutes. Cool on wire rack. These cookies freeze well.

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Molases Crinkles


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