Best Molasses Cookies

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by caseyburris

This is the best soft molasses cookies

Top Review by taylorness

Quite possibly my favorite cookies on the face of this earth! I am making them for my family for the holidays- always a huge hit, and come out perfectly!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together shortening and brown sugar.
  2. Stir in egg, molasses, and vanilla and mix well.
  3. Fold in dry ingredients and stir.
  4. Cover and chill till firm (1-2 hours).
  5. Preheat oven to 350°.
  6. Roll dough into small balls and roll in white sugar.
  7. Place on lightly greased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake at 350° for 9-10 minutes.
  9. Leave on sheet one minute until set.

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