How to Make Molasses Cookies

Molasses cookies are always loved by people who like any type of cookies because these crispy treats are hard to resist. Molasses cookies are enjoyed by people from all ages including even three-year old kids to aged ones over 70. These crispy cookies are best to eat anytime you like as they taste superb. You can have fun with a gathering of family or friends by serving them molasses cookies and they will definitely enjoy these delicious treats.

By using the quantity of ingredients in this recipe, you can make almost 60 molasses cookies which are fairly enough for a small gathering at your home. However, if you want to prepare more, increase the quantity of ingredients accordingly. So, now you don’t need to go to bakery for buying these cookies when you can prepare them in your own kitchen. Prepare and enjoy Molasses Cookies and have fun with your dear ones.

The preparation of Molasses Cookies is quite simple as this recipe makes it easy for anyone who wants to make these treats in his or her own kitchen.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Baking Time: 10 minutes
Refrigeration Time: 1 hour
Ready In: 80 minutes
Serving Size: 54-60
Utensils: Medium bowl, Oven, Cups, Baking sheets, Cooling wire racks, spoon


- 1 cup white sugar
- 3/4 cup margarine, melted
- 1/4 cup molasses
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger


  • 1

    First of all, you need to mix up melted margarine, egg and 1 cup sugar, and put them in a medium bowl. Shake or stir these mixed ingredients in the molasses, and it will become a molasses mixture.

  • 2

    Now mix up flour, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda and cloves. Blend all these mixed ingredients into molasses mixture. After that, cover dough and refrigerate it for 1 hour.

  • 3

    After one hour, preheat the oven to 190 degrees C (375 degrees F) and roll the refrigerated dough into balls (walnut sized) and also roll them into the sugar.

  • 4

    Then place these cookies on baking sheets but make sure you keep cookies at least two inches away from each other.

  • 5

    Keep these cookies in the preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes and stop baking when you see cracks appearing on the top cookies.

  • 6

    Now place these baked cookies on wire racks in refrigerator and wait until they are thoroughly chilled. Serve these delicious treats and enjoy the party.

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