Chewy Molasses Cookies

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Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 48 cookies
Calories 39 kcal
Author The Idea Room


  • 1 1/2 cups Shortening Butter Flavored Crisco
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1⁄2 cup Molasses
  • 2 Eggs
  • 4 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 41⁄2 cups Flour
  • 1 tsp. Cloves
  • 1 tsp. Ginger
  • 2 tsp. Cinnamon 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Milk
  • confectioner's sugar for dusting cookies


  1. Pre­heat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a mixer, cream together shortening, sugar, molasses and eggs until smooth and creamy.
  3. Add in the rest of the dry ingredients and mix well.
  4. Pour in the milk to give the dough some moisture.
  5. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and then roll them in sugar if not frosting them with the icing glaze.
  6. Place cookies on greased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake at 375 degrees for 7 to ­9 minutes. Do NOT overbake unless you want Gingersnaps.
  8. Let cool on wire racks.
  9. Dust with confectioner's sugar before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Chewy Molasses Cookies
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 39
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 115mg5%
Potassium 5mg0%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Sugar 8g9%
Vitamin A 10IU0%
Calcium 4mg0%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.