Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

Delicious with a cup of tea or coffee. The original recipe said that this make 64 cookies - in their dreams! I managed to get 35 which is about right when compared to similar recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat the butter with the brown sugar until fluffy, then beat in the egg, molasses and vanilla.
  2. Whisk together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt and stir into the butter mixture.
  3. Refrigerate the dough for 20 minutes.
  4. Roll by 1 tablespoon into balls.
  5. Roll in the coarse sugar.
  6. Place, 1-1/2" apart, on a parchment-lined baking sheet and flatten slightly.
  7. Bake in a 350 degree F oven until puffed and crackly, about 9 minutes.
  8. Let cool on the pan on a rack for 5 minutes.
  9. Transfer to a rack and let cool completely.