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Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies

Ingredients
  Soft butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream butter and sugar until light.
Beat in eggs.
Add molasses and sifted dry ingredients.
Mix well.
Chill for 2 to 3 hours.
Roll out on lightly floured board to 1/8 inch thickness.
Cut with floured 3 1/2 -inch cookie cutter.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (375°F.) for about 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5359 Calories from Fat 1754

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 200 g307.1%

Saturated Fat 120.6 g603.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 911.1 mg303.7%

Sodium 3607.2 mg150.3%

Total Carbohydrates 838 g279.3%

Dietary Fiber 14.1 g56.5%

Sugars 389.2 g

Protein 67 g133.2%

Vitamin A 123.3% Vitamin C 0.58%

Calcium 88.2% Iron 231.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies Recipe