Molasses Crinkles Recipe


Difficulty LevelBetter BuyHealth IndexAverage


 Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened
 Sugar13 1⁄2 Tablespoon, divided (3/4 Cup Plus 1 1/2 Tablespoons)
 Molasses1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 All purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Baking soda2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Ground cinnamon1 3⁄4 Teaspoon, divided
 Vegetable cooking spray1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2434 Calories from Fat 468

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 53 g81%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg

Sodium 3344 mg139.3%

Total Carbohydrates 464 g154.8%

Dietary Fiber 11.4 g45.6%

Sugars 250.3 g

Protein 33 g65.2%

Vitamin A 44.2% Vitamin C 0.64%

Calcium 32.8% Iron 95.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Beat margarine at medium speed of an electric mixer until creamy; gradually add 3/4 cup sugar, beating well.
Add molasses and egg; beat well.
Combine flour, baking soda, salt, and 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon in a small bowl, stirring well.
Gradually add flour mixture to margarine mixture, beating until blended.
Cover dough, and chill 1 hour.
Combine remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar and remaining 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon in a small bowl, and set aside.
Shape dough into 48 (1-inch) balls; roll balls in sugar mixture.
Place balls, 2 inches apart, on cookie sheets coated with cooking spray.
Bake at 350° for 8 minutes or until golden.
Cool slightly on cookie sheets.
Remove from cookie sheets, and cool completely on wire racks.