Peanut Butter Molasses Cookies

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These peanut butter cookies stay nice and soft. They have an unusual spice cookie taste.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
3 dozen

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup butter, softened

  • ¼ cup peanut butter

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup honey

  • ¼ cup unsulfured molasses

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 ⅓ cups all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger

  • ½ cup white sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.

  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, peanut butter and 1/2 cup white sugar until smooth. Stir in the honey, molasses, egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon and ginger. Stir the dry ingredients into the molasses mixture until well blended. Roll dough into walnut sized balls and roll the balls in the remaining 1/2 cup of sugar. Place cookies 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheets. Press a criss cross into the top with a fork.

  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to wire racks to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

77 Calories
2g Fat
13g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 77
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 68mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 1g
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 54mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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