Mom's Molasses Cookies

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by Moishe Lettvin 1

These are my absolute favorite cookies. Every time I go home my mom makes a batch.

Top Review by SharleneW

My kids gave this a "10" but 5 stars is as high as it gets. Nice soft on the inside, crisp on the outside cookie. I got just under 3 dozen beautiful 2" cookies, and I'm adding this to my favorites!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together brown sugar, Crisco, molasses and egg; add in flour, soda and spices, mix well.
  2. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  3. Preheat oven to 375°.
  4. Shape dough into walnut-sized balls.
  5. Dip tops in granulated sugar.
  6. Place sugar-side up about 3" apart on cookie sheet.
  7. Bake 10-12 minutes.
  8. Remove immediately from cookie sheet and let cool.

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