Grandma's Molasses Christmas Crinkles

Total Time
Prep 1 hr
Cook 1 hr

This is another one of my Grandma's cookie recipes. She'd serve these along with an assortment of other cookies at Christmas.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Thoroughly mix wet ingredients together - - shortening, sugar, egg and molasses.
  2. Blend all dry ingredients together and then stir into the wet ingredients.
  3. Chill cookie dough for 1 hour.
  4. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  5. Roll dough into balls the size of large walnuts.
  6. Dip tips of balls into sugar.
  7. Place, sugared side up, 3" apart on a greased baking sheet.
  8. Bake 10 to 12 minutes.