Quick and easy molasses cookies–great for after school, dessert, or as a lunchbox treat!
1 cup shortening
1 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs, beaten
1/2 cup whole milk
1/2 cup molasses
3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees
Using an electric mixer or a wooden spoon, cream together the shortening and sugar.
Add the eggs, then the milk, molasses, and the dry ingredients until all are blended together.
Drop by the teaspoonful onto cookie sheets lined with parchment paper. Give them a little room to spread–approximately 2 inches apart.
Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes, then move to a cooling rack until completely cool.
- Prep Time: >10 Minutes
- Cook Time: 10-12 Minutes
- Category: Baking
- Method: Baking
Keywords: Molasses Cookies