New England Molasses Cookies

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Maryland Jim

This cookie recipe comes form the "1001 Cookie Recipes" Cookbook. I really like molasses and this is really tasty as well as easy to make.

Top Review by 2Bleu

These are very good. I made it to recipe specs. It was very easy to put together. The texture is a soft "cake-like" cookie and the flavors are wonderful. Thanks for posting. ~Buddha

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat over to 350.
  2. Combine flour and baking soda.
  3. In a large bowl, cream the vegetable shortening, and sugar. Beat in the eggs. Beat in the molasses and hot water. Gradually blend in the dry ingredients.
  4. Drop by spoonfuls 1 1/2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.
  5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes until firm to the the touch. Cool on wire rack.

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