Pioneer Molasses Cookies (Gingersnaps)

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 603
Yield: 5 dozen


3/4 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup dark molasses
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground ginger
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves


Cream butter and sugar. Beat until fluffy, and add egg and molasses. Stir together flour, baking soda, salt, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves, and blend into beaten ingredients. Form dough into balls, and roll in granulated sugar. Place on non-greased baking sheet, and bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until cookies have flattened and have cracks on top.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 603
Calories from Fat: 245

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