Spicy Molasses Cookies

Posted on Dec 15 2014 in
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Spicy Molasses Cookie Recipe

  • Yield: 4 ½ Dozen


  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 1 cup margarine
  • 1 egg
  • 2 T. molasses
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • 2 t. cinnamon
  • 2 t. ginger
  • 2 t. ground cloves


Cream margarine and sugar until fluffy. Blend in egg and molasses. Add all dry ingredients. Mix well. Chill 4 hours or overnight. Roll out dough 1/8-inch on floured surface. Cut with floured cookie cutters. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 400 F 6-8 minutes. Cool slightly, then remove from cookie sheets.

Cook's Notes

I use a large gingerbread boy cookie cutter and outline cookie in white icing.

Patsy Sanders, New Salisbury, Ind.