Soft Molasses Cookies Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Shortening1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Molasses1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sifted flour4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Soda2 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon2 Teaspoon
 Ginger1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cloves1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5395 Calories from Fat 1903

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 216 g331.6%

Saturated Fat 53.7 g268.4%

Trans Fat 27 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg

Sodium 5922.6 mg246.8%

Total Carbohydrates 819 g273.1%

Dietary Fiber 19.1 g76.4%

Sugars 332.5 g

Protein 59 g117.1%

Vitamin A 5.5% Vitamin C 1.7%

Calcium 124.4% Iron 272.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2. Take a saucepan suitable for making dough, heat shortening in it.
3. Put molasses and sugar to it and allow to cool.
4. Sieve flour, salt, soda, cinnamon, ginger and cloves.
5. Take a little quantity of flour, put it in the shortening mixture.
6. Blend in egg.
7. Put the reserved flour mixture and stir well.
8. Refrigerate dough for 2 hours.
9. Once firm, make balls of 1 ¼ inch.
10. Take a baking sheet, put the balls on it at a distance of 2 inch.
11. Bake for 15 minutes.
12. Roll over confectioner’s sugar once baked.

13. Serve in a dish.