Sunday, December 19, 2010

Molasses Cookies

Hello all! I know it's been a while since I've last posted but my life has been extrememly hectic! Teaching is rather time consuming and I have very little free time for myself.  I honestly don't even get to cook anymore like I used too.

I made these cookies last night for my school holdiay party and they were a success. Even the leftover dough was a hit with eyesofphases of

Enjoy & Ciao'

Molasses Cookies

3/4 cup Butter
1 cup Granulated sugar
1 Egg
4 Tablespoons Molasses
1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
1 Teaspoon Ginger
2 Cups All-purpose Flour
2 Teaspoons baking soda

Extra Sugar to coat

In a large bowl, cream butter with sugar. Add egg and blend. Add molasses and spices; mix well. Add flour and baking soda and blend. Chill dough at least 2 hours or overnight, covered tightly.

Dough will keep for at least a week, refrigerated.

Preheat oven to 325˚. Shape dough into small balls, roll in sugar and place 2-inches apart on cookie sheet.

Bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on wire racks.

1 comment:

  1. Yeah its been like 5 months since your last post, so worth the wait