Molasses Macaroons Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time12 Min
Ready In22 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Butter5 1⁄4 Ounce, softened (1 Stick, 4 Ounce Plus 2 Tablespoons)
 Butter2 Tablespoon, softened
 Light molasses1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Baking soda1 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1 Teaspoon
 Ground ginger1 Teaspoon
 Ground cloves1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Flaked coconut1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 899 Calories from Fat 394

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g69.5%

Saturated Fat 29.6 g147.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 149 mg

Sodium 378.7 mg15.8%

Total Carbohydrates 118 g39.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.4%

Sugars 62.8 g

Protein 9 g18.6%

Vitamin A 23.7% Vitamin C 0.91%

Calcium 8.9% Iron 26.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place 1/4 cup sugar in a shallow dish. In a large bowl, beat butter and remaining 3/4 cup sugar with an electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Beat in molasses and egg until light and fluffy.
2. Beat in flour mixed with baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and doves until dough is smooth, scraping down side of bowl frequently with a rubber spatula. Fold in coconut.
3. Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls into dish of sugar and toss gently to coat. Place 2 inches apart onto lightly greased cookie sheets.
4. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown. Let cookies cool 2 minutes on sheets, then remove to racks and let cool completely. Store in a rightly covered container.