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Soft & Chewy Molasses Cookies
Soft, chewy, made with dark molasses, these babies will melt in your mouth.
Course: Dessert
Servings: 24 -30 Medium Cookies
Author: Cristina
  • 1 cup melted shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 tsp ginger
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  1. In a bowl, cream the melted shortening and brown sugar.
  2. While mixing, add in the egg and molasses.
  3. Dissolve the baking soda in the milk, and then add into the mixture.
  4. One cup at a time, add the flour, and then add the ginger, cinnamon and salt.
  5. Mix until everything is completely incorporated. The dough should be quite thick and mold-able.
  6. Chill for at least 1 hour in the fridge.
  7. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  8. Roll out on a floured surface, and cut out with a cookie cutter to the size of your choice.
  9. Place the cookies on a greased baking sheet, and bake for 10-13 minutes, depending on the size of the cookie.
  10. Let them cool for at least minute or two before you eat them!