Chewy Molasses Cookies Recipe

Chewy Molasses Cookies


  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 2 each whole eggs, at room temperature
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger

How to make Chewy Molasses Cookies

  1. Using the paddle attachment of your fabulous stand mixer, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
    1. Add molasses and eggs and stir to mix thoroughly.
    2. Sift together all dry ingredients and add to the molasses mixture.
    3. Stir until thoroughly combined.
    4. Dough should be soft and smooth.
    5. Chill at least thirty minutes.
    6. Form dough into balls approximately 1" - 1 1/2" in diameter.
    7. Roll balls in white sugar or turbinado or demera sugar.
    8. Bake on nonstick baking sheet at 350ยบ until edges are firm.

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  • Judy
    Judy says

    Oh God...

  • jo77
    jo77 says

    I'm going to try these tomorrow. They sound quite heavenly.

  • jo77
    jo77 says

    They turned out wonderfully. Thank you for sharing the recipe!

  • gardenwife
    gardenwife says

    Well, *I* am the fabulous stand(ing) mixer, but I think I can handle making these. They sound delicious!

  • MissJ9
    MissJ9 says

    Hooray for biceps! I bet they will taste all the better for having done the muscle work yourself. :)

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