Pressed Molasses Spice Cookies Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Sifted flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Nutmeg1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ginger1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Baking soda1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Molasses1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Egg1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 610 Calories from Fat 219

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.3%

Saturated Fat 15.1 g75.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 113.3 mg

Sodium 236.5 mg9.9%

Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.6%

Sugars 37.1 g

Protein 8 g16.7%

Vitamin A 15.3% Vitamin C 0.1%

Calcium 7.4% Iron 23.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Preheat oven to 375° F.
Sift flour with spices, salt, and soda.
Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy; beat in molasses and egg.
Slowly add dry ingredients, mixing just to blend.
Press dough through cookie press in desired designs onto un-greased baking sheets, spacing cookies 1" apart.
Bake 10 minutes until firm.
Cool 2 minutes on baking sheets, then transfer to wire racks.
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