Molasses Spice Cookies
|Sifted all purpose flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground ginger||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stick)|
|Firmly packed dark brown sugar||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Molasses||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Orange juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Currants||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
1. Sift flour, baking soda, salt, ginger, and cinnamon onto wax paper.
2. Beat butter or margarine in a large bowl; gradually add sugar and continue beating until mixture is well blended. Beat in egg; add molasses and orange juice, beating until well blended. Stir in dry ingredients, half at a time, blending well after each addition; fold in currants.
3. Drop by level tablespoonfuls, 3 inches apart, onto greased cooky sheets.
4. Bake at (350°) 10 minutes, or until firm. Remove from cooky sheets; cool on wire racks.
Calories 897 Calories from Fat 292
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 33 g51.1%
Saturated Fat 20 g99.8%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 151.1 mg50.4%
Sodium 829.9 mg34.6%
Total Carbohydrates 140 g46.5%
Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.7%
Sugars 54.7 g
Protein 13 g25.2%
Vitamin A 21.4% Vitamin C 30.1%
Calcium 16.5% Iron 42.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet