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Soft Molasses Cookies

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Soft Molasses Cookies
  • Prep 55 min
  • Total 55 min
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The wonderful aroma and flavor of these spiced cookies will bring back memories of Grandma's kitchen! Make it your way with the delicious variation below.
Sep 8, 2011

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour*
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Additional sugar

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In large bowl, beat sugar, sour cream, butter, shortening, molasses and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and salt.
  • 2
    Onto ungreased cookie sheets, drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart.
  • 3
    Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until almost no indentation remains when touched in center. Cool 1 to 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Sprinkle with additional sugar while warm.

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