These are a fall favorite.


  • Here’s my molasses cookie recipe…hope you like it.

  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine

  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup black molasses
  • 2 1/4 cups self rising flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cloves

  • 1/2 cup sugar to roll dough in-I like to use demerara cane sugar

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    Cream sugar & butter, add egg & molasses. Mix flour & spices. Add to butter mixture until all incorporated. Chill dough for 2 hours. When dough is chilled roll heaping tsp into ball. Roll balls in cane sugar. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes


MemphisMom9801 Says... 28 Aug 2011 , 6:42pm

I made this recipe tonight- so yummy! Made 2 batches- one plain and the other I added 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips. Really tasty addition! Rolled in turbinado sugar. Y'all definitely try this recipe!

bobwonderbuns Says... 29 Aug 2011 , 6:47am

Question: When it says black molasses -- is that blackstrap molasses?

MemphisMom9801 Says... 30 Aug 2011 , 6:22pm

I'm assuming that's what she meant, bobwonderbuns. However, I did not have blackstrap so I used what I had on hand which was just sorghum molasses. Not sure how that altered the taste compared to using blackstrap but I can tell you they were delish!!

Drammaw Says... 6 Sep 2011 , 11:47am

Are these a soft cookie? I've really been looking for a delicious soft molasses cookie.

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