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Molasses Crinkle Cookies

Lord Honey, A good ol' fashioned, warm molasses cookie has always been a favorite in my family. I remember how much my Aunt loved 'em. I'm so happy to share one of my favorites with y'all--- and hopefully, my "Molasses Crinkle Cookies" will become a family favorite with y'all.

Molasses Crinkle Cookies

Jason Smith, FNS

Makes 24


½-cup butter, melted

¼-cup shortening, melted

1-cup white sugar

¼-cup molasses

2-tsp vanilla


2-tsp baking soda

½-tsp ground cloves

½-tsp ground ginger

1-tsp cinnamon

½-tsp salt

2-cups all-purpose flour


· Place the melted butter and shortening into a mixing bowl; mix in the sugar, molasses, vanilla and egg.

· In another bowl, whisk together the soda, spices, salt and flour. Add half to the molasses mixture, and stir to combine, then add the rest of the flour mixture; stir until combined, and place in a bowl, cover and place in the fridge for 1 hour or overnight.

· When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350°, Place some white sugar into a small bowl. Scoop balls of cookie dough using a 1 ounce cookie scoop and roll the cookie ball in the sugar. Place on a sprayed baking sheet.

· Bake for 8 mins, NO LONGER.

· Remove and let cool for a few minutes before removing and placing on a rack until cooled.

Tip: You will probably want to double this recipe to have plenty for everyone.


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