Molasses Crinkles Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main Ingredient


 White sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Margarine3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Molasses1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Soda2 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1 Teaspoon
 Cloves1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ginger1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Flour2 Cup (32 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3178 Calories from Fat 1227

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 138 g212.5%

Saturated Fat 25.1 g125.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg

Sodium 3860.3 mg160.8%

Total Carbohydrates 460 g153.5%

Dietary Fiber 9.6 g38.6%

Sugars 247.8 g

Protein 33 g65.7%

Vitamin A 121.6% Vitamin C 1.5%

Calcium 29.6% Iron 94.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat oven to 350 to 375 degrees.

2) In a bowl, thoroughly cream shortening by adding sugar, egg and molasses.
3) In another bowl, sift together dry ingredients.
4) Add the dry ingredients to the creamed mixture. Combine well.
5) Place inside refrigerator to chill.
6) Shape up 1-inch balls from the dough.
7) Dip the ball tops in sugar and place on greased baking sheet 3 inches apart by keeping the sugared side on top.
8) Place inside oven and bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the top is flat and cracked.
9) Cool on wire rack.

10) Serve the cookies with your choice of beverage or store in an airtight box for later use.