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Chewy Molasses Cookies recipe

Chewy Molasses Cookies

Spicy and rich with molasses, these are also a chewy cookie with a little extra crispness from the demerara sugar.
Preheat oven to 350.
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Calories 69 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ½ Cup Soft Butter
  • ½ Cup Margarine
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • ¾ Cup Molasses
  • 3 ½ Cups Flour
  • 1 ½ Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • ½ Teaspoon Ground Cloves
  • ½ Teaspoon Ground Ginger
  • ½ Teaspoon Nutmeg

Instructions
 

  • Cream together; ½ cup soft butter, ½ cup margarine
  • Add and cream together; 1 cup brown sugar, 1 cup granulated sugar
  • Scrape down the sides. Add and cream until fluffy ;2 eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Add and cream in; ¾ cup molasses
  • Add and churn until blended; 3 ½ cup flour, 1 ½ teaspoon baking soda, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ½ teaspoon ground cloves, ½ teaspoon ground ginger, ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • Scoop or spoon the dough into a bowl of demerara sugar. or other large crystal sugar. Roll until well coated then place on a parchment lined sheet pan, press lightly to flatten.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes, until surface begins to crack.
    Baked Chewy Molasses Cookies