Introduction: Holiday Molasses Cookies

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These Molasses Cookies are perfect out of the oven--crispy, chewy, and full of flavor. Perfect for the Holidays. Use this for Molasses Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches, in my other instructables post: Molasses Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches Have fun baking!

Step 1: Ingredients

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(makes roughly 2 1/2 dozen)

1 cup salted butter, melted

1 pkg. instant coffee granules

1 cup sugar

1 egg

½ cup molasses

2 tsp. cinnamon

¾ tsp. salt

1 ½ tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. ground cloves

1 tsp. ground ginger

3 cups flour

Step 2: Preheat Oven

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Preheat Oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 3: Wet Ingredients

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In stand mixer, whip butter and sugar together until creamy. Add eggs one at a time until incorporated. Then add the Molasses.

Step 4: Dry Ingredients

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In a separate bowl, mix together dry ingredients: cinnamon, baking soda, cloves, ginger, salt, and flour.

Step 5: Combining Wet With Dry, and Rolling in Sugar

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Pour dry ingredients into wet ingredients in the stand mixer. Mix until smooth.

Pour some white sugar into a shallow bowl. Form dough into 1 inch balls, and roll in sugar until coated.

Step 6: Baking

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Place sugar-coated balls on ungreased baking sheet, and bake in preheated oven (350 degrees F) for 10 minutes. Let cool on stove top for a few minutes before serving.

Step 7: Done!

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Be sure to check out my instructables post on how to use these cookies for ice cream sandwiches!


QuinnM7 (author)2015-12-17

Excellent and reliable recipe. I recommend you make the dough, portion cookies with a disher (like an ice cream scoup but smaller) roll them in sugar and freeze the balls. Just bake what you need when you want cookies---works great.

Thank you! That sounds like a good idea.

RozanneJ (author)2015-12-01



sunshiine (author)2015-11-20

Yum~ Thanks for sharing your recipe and congrats on being finalist~


Thank you!

hbridge88 (author)2015-11-09

These look amazing. Hands down this is my favourite type of cookie

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2015-11-09

I love these. So much nostalgia.

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