Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

Soft centers and a nice spicy flavor. From Taste of Homes a nice addition to your Christmas cookie tray.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add eggs, and molasses and mix thoroughly.
  3. Combine dry ingredients and gradually add to creamed mixture.
  4. Shape into 1-inch balls.
  5. Place on ungreased baking sheets (do not flatten) Bake at 350°F for 10-12 minutes or until done (centers will be slightly soft) In a small mixing bowl beat butter, confectioners' sugar and vanilla and enough milk until creamy.
  6. Frost cookies while warm.


Most Helpful

soft and wonderful;made them to give on my cookie trays this year but decided i likedf them tooooo much to give away so i hid them and had a secret snack for

bhodnett1 January 03, 2006

I can't pass up any recipe with molasses...yum!! These are very good cookies (but I cheated and used store-bought icing). After I mixed them up I thought they were missing something so I added 1/2 tsp salt and that really brought out the flavor more. Thanks, these are really yummy! :)

flower7 March 26, 2005

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