Molasses Cookies With Baked -On Frosting

Total Time
22mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 7 mins

These old-fashioned cookies are semi-soft, midly spiced and have a rich molasses flavor. I love the baked on frosting.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Lightly grease cookie sheets.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, ginger, salt and soda.
  4. In a large bowl, beat together brown sugar, shortening, molasses and egg until well blended.
  5. Stir in the flour mixture.
  6. Prepare the frosting.
  7. Roll out the dough to a 1/4 inch thickness on a floured surface. Cut into desired shapes.
  8. Place on greased baking sheet 1 inch apart.
  9. Frost the cookies.
  10. Bake 7-8 minutes or until edges are firm.
  11. Transfer to wire racks to cool.
  12. Makes about 3 1/2 dozen 3 inch cookies.

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