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Molasses Crinkles

Molasses Crinkles
  • Prep 1 hr 10 min
  • Total 3 hr 25 min
  • Servings 48
Thick, chewy cookies with crackled sugary tops. Perfect for an after-school snack with cold milk.
Updated November 11, 2013
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Cholesterol
5 mg
Sodium
90 mg
Potassium
70 mg
Total Carbohydrate
13 g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
1 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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