Soft Coffee Molasses Crackle Cookies

READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by Shirl J 831

I have not tried this recipe yet, but my mom makes it often. She got it from a cookbook that was given as a gift to her.

Top Review by beckysc40

these cookies are great!! Try pressing these cookies before bakingand adding a dab of raspberry jam to the center. Good for Christmas.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine flour, soda,ginger,salt and nutmeg in bowl;set aside.
  2. Using medium speed of an electric mixer, beat together brown sugar and shortening until fluffy.
  3. Beat in molasses just till blended.
  4. Dissolve coffee in water and add to brown sugar mixture.
  5. Add egg and vanilla;beat just till blended.
  6. Stir in flour mixture just till combined.
  7. Cover and refrigerate dough until firm, about 4 hrs.
  8. Shape dough into balls, using 1 tbsp dough.
  9. Roll balls in sugar.
  10. Place balls 2 inches apart on lightly greased sheet.
  11. Bake at 350 for 12-14 minutes or till they are crackled on top.
  12. Cookies will be soft to the touch;do not overbake.
  13. let cookies stand for 1 minute on sheets.
  14. Place on rack to cool.
  15. Store in airtight container.
  16. May be frozen.

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