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Molasses Cookies I

Rated as 3.83 out of 5 Stars

"This is an old family recipe, and well worth the time and effort."
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Ingredients

servings 110
Original recipe yields 60 servings (5 -6 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. Mix ingredients in order given, by hand (mixers ruin this recipe!). Mix in baking soda dissolved in water. Add the flour last.
  3. Lightly flour board, and add flour as needed to keep dough from being really sticky. Roll out thin and cut into any shapes you want.
  4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 110 calories; 3.4 18.7 1.5 14 89 Full nutrition

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The texture was nice, but the cookies tasted almost bland. After the first batch I added about another 1/2 cup of molasses and a pinch of salt, and sprinkled some white sugar on top, and they ta...

These cookies were amazing!!! I added cinnamon and cloves because I like a lot of spice :-). The texture was great, probably from the combination of vinegar and baking soda and the flavor was wo...

These cookies take a bit of arm strength to mix. ;) then again, I'm used to my KA mixer so I haven't mixed cookies by hand in a long time! The dough was still wet after 6 cups of flour, so i...

I had to add a ton of flour to make it workable. Maybe if you refrigerated it for a while you wouldn't have to add as much flour. I also added two teaspoons of cinnamon, because I really wante...