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Three Spiced Molasses Cookies on a plate

Molasses Cookies

Molasses Cookies are soft, chewy cookies that will send you right back to your childhood. The molasses is the PERFECT amount, not too overpowering.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Molasses Cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Refrigeration 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 148kcal
Author Echo Blickenstaff


Mix thoroughly

Sift together and stir into molasses mixture:


  • Chill dough for 1 hour.
  • Roll into balls the size of large walnuts.
  • Dip top of dough ball in sugar.
  • Place 3" apart on greased cookie sheet.
  • Sprinkle each cookie with 2 or 3 drops of water.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
  • Don't allow cookies to become too dark!
  • Keep in airtight container.


Calories: 148kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg