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
(makes roughly 2 1/2 dozen)
1 cup salted butter, melted
1 pkg. instant coffee granules
1 cup sugar
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!