Total Time
Prep 35 mins
Cook 12 mins

Delicious and chewy, has a great slight hint of mint (I don't know why). With the sugar dusting, it has a great sparkle as well. One of my grandpa's favorite cookies!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large mixing bowl, cream butter and 1 cup sugar.
  2. Blend in molasses and egg.
  3. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves; add to creamed mixture.
  4. Mix until well blended.
  5. Shape dough into 1 ¼ inch balls.
  6. Roll balls in remaining sugar.
  7. Place on greased cookie sheets.
  8. Press flat with a fork.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees about 10-12 minutes or until set.
Most Helpful

Wow! Easy & tasty! Very soft dough & is easy to handle. Cookies stay soft which my family love.

Krsi Sue October 02, 2005