Molasses cookie, as the name suggests are made with molasses. They have the heady taste of molasses and are often flavored with spices like cinnamon, cloves and ginger. Molasses cookies bake to nice golden brown and are nice and crispy on the inside while keeping moist and chewy on the inside. Most recipes for molasses cookies use brown sugar to get more of the golden brown color. Molasses cookies are one of the popular all time bakes and go down well with both milk and tea.