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    Nutmeg Molasses Cookies

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    15 mins

    10 mins

    PaulaG's Note:

    This is from a Treasury of Holiday Cookies, a supermarket booklet that I picked up a couple of years ago. I have wanted to make these cookies and keep misplacing the booklet. If I post it, maybe I will make them.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat the oven to 350 degrees; combine the flour, baking soda, spices and salt in a medium bowl; set aside.
    2. 2
      Beat the sugar, shortening, molasses and vanilla at medium speed until creamy.
    3. 3
      Add eggs, beating well after each; gradually add flour mixture, mixing at low speed until blended.
    4. 4
      Beat at medium speed until thick dough forms; shape into 1 1/2 inch balls.
    5. 5
      Place 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets; flatten with bottom of a glass dipped in sugar.
    6. 6
      Bake for 10 minutes or until cookies look dry, transfer to a wire rack to cool.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 14, 2008

      55

      Very tasty spice cookies. However, next time I'll replace half the shortening with butter for a bit more flavor. I also didn't bother rolling the dough into balls first; just dropped by spoonfuls onto baking sheet, then pressed flat with sugar-dipped glass. My teenagers love these cookies also.

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    • on November 09, 2009

      55

      I printed this recipe out about a year ago and just found it. With the Holidays appoaching, thought I would give it a try...Wow, these cookies are so wonderful, soft and chewy just the way a Molasses cookie should be...I did not change anything with the recipe and do not plan on it...Thank you so much for posting the recipe!!!

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    • on January 05, 2008

      55

      I did the recipe for 30 cookies and got 29 cookies LOL I used Tenderflake with butter flavor. I cooked the cookies 10 minutes and left them 2 minutes on the baking sheet then I removed them on the wire rack. Thanks PaulaG :) Made for Newest Zaar tag.

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    Nutritional Facts for Nutmeg Molasses Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (1113 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 80.6
     
    Calories from Fat 32
    40%
    Total Fat 3.6 g
    5%
    Saturated Fat 0.9 g
    4%
    Cholesterol 7.0 mg
    2%
    Sodium 64.5 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 11.2 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    0%
    Sugars 6.0 g
    24%
    Protein 0.8 g
    1%

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