This recipe is a favorite of our oldest son. He’s just finishing up with his finals and will be home soon to enjoy a full cookie jar!
(Makes 4-5 dozen)
¾ cups butter
1 cup brown sugar
¼ cup molasses
2 ¼ cup flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
½ tsp ground cloves
¼ tsp salt
Combine the first four ingredients in a bowl. Mix thoroughly.
Butter, sugar and molasses
In a separate bowl combine the dry ingredients. Mix the dry ingredients into the butter mixture. Chill the dough in the refrigerator for 2 hours or overnight.
Wrap and chill dough.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.
Roll teaspoonfuls of chilled dough into balls.
Cookie dough balls
Dip the tops in sugar and place on your cookie sheet, sugar side up.
Bake for 10-12 minutes. Cool on wire rack. These cookies freeze well.
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My mouth is watering looking at your pictures. I love these cookies!
I love crinkle cookies the texture is fantastic. Thanks for sharing this on foodie friday.
Mmmm, love Molasses cookies. This looks like a good recipe!
The Big Green Bowl
Yum! Thanks for sharing with Simply Delish.
These look really yummy! We love molasses.
Those look and sound so yummy. Thanks so much for sharing them at The Gathering Spot today. Hope to see you next week. Have a wonderful evening. Diane http://mamaldiane.com/?p=6036
I love cookies like your molasses crinkles – delicious old fashioned recipes that taste wonderful! Your son definitely has a treat to look forward to when he gets home.
These are one of my favourite cookies, but I have never had a recipe for them. Until now, lol. Thanks for sharing at our party this week.
Enjoy the recipe! It’s been a family favorite of ours for years!
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First, can I say I LOVE the name of your blog? And my MIL makes these. They are FABULOUS. Please come link up to my new DIYLinky at http://www.littlehouseinthesuburbs.com, pretty please?
I love molasses cookies! Yum!
Thank you for sharing this recipe with our Cookie Exchange at the Gallery of Favorites. I love old fashioned cookies like these!
We love molasses cookies! We call them Earthquake Cookies. Thanks for sharing your tasty cookies with us at the Gallery of Favorites.
Thanks for linking these to Saturday Dishes. I have to makes these.
Linda @ Tumbleweed Contessa
Thanks for linking up this week. I hope you’ll be back next week too.
My girls will love the molasses crinkles. Cass-eats.blogspot.com
Molasses Crinkles are a family favorite in our house!
Nancy, thank you for sharing at the Holiday Cookie Hop. Your molasses crinkles look delicious!
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