Party Molasses Snaps Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Softened butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Honey1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), warmed
 Molasses1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ginger1 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground cloves1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Orange peel1 Tablespoon, grated
 Fresh orange juice1 Teaspoon
 Whole wheat flour2 2⁄3 Cup (42.67 tbs)
 Soda1 Teaspoon
 Pecans1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3193 Calories from Fat 1263

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 146 g225.1%

Saturated Fat 63.9 g319.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 244.1 mg

Sodium 2436.9 mg101.5%

Total Carbohydrates 457 g152.4%

Dietary Fiber 52.4 g209.6%

Sugars 160.2 g

Protein 55 g110.4%

Vitamin A 59.7% Vitamin C 39.4%

Calcium 60.2% Iron 132.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Combine and beat thoroughly, all ingredients but flour, soda, and pecans.
Stir together flour and soda and add to first mixture.
Add chopped pecans.
Chill dough several hours.
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Measure out level tablespoonfuls of dough, form into balls, and place on buttered baking sheet.
Lightly press pecan half in center of each cookie.
Bake 12 minutes.
Let cookies cool a few minutes on baking sheet before removing to rack.
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