Healthier Molasses Cookies


"Don't be put off by the secret ingredient! These cookies are delicious, and the only thing you'll notice that's different about these cookies is their softness and Christmasy flavor!"
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1 h 25 m servings
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  1. In a blender or food processor, combine the prunes and hot water until pureed. In a large bowl, combine prune mixture, 1 cup sugar, molasses and egg; blend well. Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and salt; mix well. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 2 to 3 hours for easier handling.
  2. Heat oven to 350F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in 1/4 cup sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake at 350F for about 10 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.


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