Aunt Marie’s Molasses Cookies

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Ready in: 30 minutes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 36
Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp baking soda
    Baking
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 1 egg
    Milk, Eggs, Other Dairy
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    Baking
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, finely minced
    Produce;Ethnic Foods;Spices and Seasonings
  • 1 cup granulated (white) sugar, plus more for rolling
    Baking
  • 1/4 cup molasses
    Baking
  • 1/2 tsp salt
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 3/4 cups (1-1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted and cooled to room-temperature
    Milk, Eggs, Other Dairy

Steps

  • Using an electric stand-up or handheld mixer, mix together the molasses, sugar and egg until well blended.
  • Add the melted butter and ginger and mix until combined.Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, sift together the dry ingredients. With the mixer on low-speed, add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients, a bit at a time until combined.
  • Let the dough chill in the refrigerator for 30-60 minutes.Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. When the dough is chilled, gently form the dough into 1-inch balls and roll in sugar.
  • Place on a parchment-paper lined baking sheet about 2-inches apart and bake for 8-10 minutes until the tops are golden brown.
  • Remove from the oven and let cool.
  • Serve warm.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 89.35  cal  (4.47%)
  • Fat: 4.02  g  (6.19%)
  • Saturated Fat: 2.48  g  (15.49%)
  • Carbohydrates: 12.65  g  (4.22%)
  • Sugar: 7.32  g  (8.13%)
  • Cholesterol: 14.71  mg  (4.9%)
  • Sodium: 105.55  mg  (4.59%)
  • Protein: 0.91  g  (1.83%)
  • Selenium: 3.23  µg  (4.61%)
  • Manganese: 0.09  mg  (4.52%)
  • Vitamin B1: 0.06  mg  (3.75%)
  • Folate: 13.43  µg  (3.36%)
  • Iron: 0.46  mg  (2.56%)
  • Vitamin B2: 0.04  mg  (2.51%)
  • Vitamin A: 124.89  IU  (2.5%)
  • Vitamin B3: 0.44  mg  (2.18%)
  • Magnesium: 7.48  mg  (1.87%)
  • Potassium: 45.02  mg  (1.29%)
  • Phosphorus: 11.82  mg  (1.18%)
  • Copper: 0.02  mg  (1.18%)
  • Vitamin B6: 0.02  mg  (1.06%)

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