Soft Coffee Molasses Crackle Cookies

Recipe by Shirl J 831
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READY IN: 32mins
YIELD: 6 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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