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!

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Step 1: Ingredients

Ingredients

(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

Preheat Oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 3: Wet Ingredients

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

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

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

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!

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

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    QuinnM7

    3 years ago

    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.

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    sunshiine

    3 years ago

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

    sunshiine~

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    hbridge88

    3 years ago

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