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Colonial Day Molasses Cookies More Recipes Like This

Ingredients: Metric Units
3/4 c. butter, softened
1 egg
1/4 c. molasses
2 c. flour
1 c. sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp. ground cloves
1/4 tsp. allspice

1/2 c. sugar for rolling
Colonial Day recipe.

Yield: 3 doz. cookies

Preheat oven to 375F.

In a large bowl, beat together butter, egg, and molasses.

In a separate bowl, combine remaining ingredients: flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, allspice.

Add dry ingredients to butter mixture and beat until smooth and well combined. Form dough into 1-inch balls (about the size of a walnut). Roll in granulated sugar.

Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake at 375F for 9-11 min., or until done (no longer shiny on top, a little bit brown on the bottoms). Cool on wire racks.
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