Nutmeg Molasses Cookies

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 60 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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