Molasses Drop Cookies

Molasses Drop Cookies

Rekindle childhood memories of soft, chewy molasses, cookies when you turn to this holiday favorite!

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

4

dozen

1
cup sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup shortening
3/4
cup sour cream
1/2
cup mild-flavor molasses
1
egg
3
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1 1/2
teaspoons baking soda
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon ground ginger
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
  1. Heat oven to 375ºF.
  2. Mix sugar, butter, shortening, sour cream, molasses and egg in large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  3. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until almost no indentation remains when touched in center. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet. Cool on wire rack. Sprinkle with sugar while warm if desired.
Makes 4 dozen cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Instead of a sprinkle of sugar, dress up these moist spice cookies with your favorite white frosting.
Success
Before measuring the molasses, spray the measuring cup with cooking spray; the molasses will slide right out of the cup!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • 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.