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Easy Molasses Cookies by Grandma

Easy Molasses Cookies
These easy Molasses Cookies are homemade by Grandma! You can make them just as easy and tasty for your favorite crew!

Enjoy with a glass of cold milk or hot coffee. They really are not prejudiced toward one or the other.

They taste great with either.


  • 3/4 Cups Shortening
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Molasses
  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • 2 Cups Sifted Flour
  • 1/2 Tsp Soda
  • 1 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Tsp ginger
  • 1/2 Tsp Cloves
  • Instructions

    Cream Shortening, Sugar, Molasses and Egg Yolk in a large bowl.

    Sift in flour, salt, soda and spices.

    Mix well and chill for 1 hour.Roll out to 1/8" thick.

    Bake on un-greased cookie sheet in preheated oven at 375 degrees for 10 minutes.

    Enjoy with a glass of milk or coffee. Either will be fine and we hope you you will enjoy these easy molasses cookies.

    Be sure to check out our other desserts by clicking HERE.

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