Old Fashioned Molasses Chews
|Salad oil||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Dark molasses||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground ginger||1 Teaspoon|
|Baking soda||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
In a large bowl, stir together oil, molasses, and 1 cup of the sugar.
Add eggs and beat until smooth.
In another bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves; gradually add to molasses mixture, beating until well combined.
Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until next day.
Place remaining 1/4 cup sugar in a small bowl.
Roll dough into 1 1/2 -inch balls, then roll in sugar to coat.
Place 3 inches apart on greased baking sheets.
Bake in a 350Â° oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Transfer to racks and let cool completely.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 4131 Calories from Fat 1605
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 182 g279.3%
Saturated Fat 11.6 g57.9%
Trans Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 423 mg141%
Sodium 2204.1 mg91.8%
Total Carbohydrates 581 g193.5%
Dietary Fiber 13 g52%
Sugars 294.1 g
Protein 49 g97.6%
Vitamin A 10.3% Vitamin C 2.6%
Calcium 59.4% Iron 152.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet