Molasses Crinkles

Molasses Crinkles

Thick, chewy cookies with crackled sugary tops. Perfect for an after-school snack with cold milk.

Prep Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Total Time

3:25

Hrs:Mins

Makes

 

4 dozen cookies

3/4
cup shortening
1
cup packed brown sugar
1/4
cup mild-flavor molasses or full-flavor molasses
1
egg
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking soda
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon ground cloves
1/4
teaspoon salt
Granulated sugar
  1. Mix shortening, brown sugar, molasses and egg thoroughly in large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients except granulated sugar. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  2. Heat oven to 375°F. Grease cookie sheet. Shape dough into 1 1/4-inch balls. Dip tops in granulated sugar. Place balls, sugared sides up, 3 inches apart on cookie sheet. Sprinkle each with 2 or 3 drops of water.
  3. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or just until set but not hard. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.
Makes 4 dozen cookies

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 45 ),
  • Total Fat 5 g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 g,),
  • Cholesterol 5 mg;
  • Sodium 90 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 13 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 1 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 1/2 Fruit;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.