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4.26 from 101 votes

Soft Chewy Molasses Cookies

Prep Time20 mins
Course: Cookies, Desserts
Servings: 3 Dozen
Calories:
Author: Terri

Ingredients

  • 1 cup organic sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter softened
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg cage free
  • 2 1/4 cup unbleached all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • Sugar for coating optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat sugar, butter and molasses together.
  • Beat in egg until light and fluffy.
  • Mix in flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, ginger, cloves and nutmeg together until well combined.
  • Cover dough and refrigerate for about an hour. This makes handling the dough much easier.
  • Roll dough into 1 - 1 1/2 in balls.
  • Roll each ball in sugar to coat.
  • Place on ungreased cookie sheet, 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and let sit for 1 minute before removing cookies and placing on wire rack to cool.
  • Makes about 3 dozen cookies.