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Molasses Cookies III

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"This is my son Ben's favorite cookie. For a tender tangier cookie use buttermilk in place of the milk."

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Original recipe makes 2 - 3 dozen Change Servings


  1. Beat shortening ( or butter ) and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in molasses, egg and 3 tablespoons of flour.
  2. Sift together remaining flour and other dry ingredients. Mix together the vinegar, water and buttermilk. Add alternately to the molasses mixture and beat batter until it is very smooth.
  3. Drop teaspoons of the mixture onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12-15 minutes.
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Jan 14, 2005

Excellent! I have tried many of molasses cookie recipes (because it is my son's Lewis's favorite cookie). This is the best so far.

Jun 08, 2006

Great tangy, not-too-sweet, soft cookie. I doubled the spices and added cinnamon and it is just like a mini-ginger bread.


3 Ratings

Mar 06, 2008

I didn't care for this cookie. The batter was runny and it was difficult to keep the bottoms from burning. I had to lower my oven's temperature and reduce cooking time. Also, they tasted bad, but it may not necessarily have to do with the recipe itself, maybe I just don't like molasses cookies.


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  • Calories
  • 74 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 3.3 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 128 mg
  • 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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