Molasses Sugar Cookies

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by nancyal

these cookies puff up while baking then flatten when cool. they are soft and chewy and delicious.

Top Review by margieshea

These are actually my favorite homemade cookies- they are crisp and delicious! Great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt shortening in a 3 or 4 quart saucepan over low heat.
  2. Remove from heat and let cool.
  3. when cool, add sugar, molasses, and egg; beat well.
  4. sift together the flour, soda, cloves, ginger, cinnamon and salt.
  5. add to first mixture.
  6. mix well.
  7. form into 1-inch balls, roll in granulated sugar and place on greased cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
  8. bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 mminutes.

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