Best Molasses Cookies 1961

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Recipe by andypandy

easy one bowl, quick and tasty...

Top Review by duck_jb

FANTASTIC! It is the perfect cookie recipe, cheap to make & easy to make, easy to clean up, uses what I always have on hand and is so so delicious. They are perfect with a cup of Earl Grey and wont be lasting long in my house. I also think they are the perfect cookie for a Christmas cookie tray as well. Thank you for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sift flour, sugar, soda, spices and salt together.
  2. Add the egg and molasses and melted shortening.
  3. Combine well.
  4. Add oats.
  5. mix well.
  6. Form into balls and flatten with a sugared glass.
  7. Bake at 375 degrees, for 10- 11 minutes.
  8. Remove to wire rack to cool.
  9. Note-- 10- 11 minutes give chewy yet crisp cookie 12 or more minutes give a hard crisp cookie-- Test bake a few and let cool.
  10. to see your cooking time and temperature.
  11. Also sometimes the lower the temp-- and longer baking gives a chewy centre cookie--.

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