Molasses Spice Cookies

Its been a while since i baked cookies(trust me :) check my last post on cookie) so i decided to make some on Thanksgiving and everybody loved it specially my 2 year old daughter..If you love spice flavored cookies then here is one for you to try.

from here


1 1/4-cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2-cup shortening
1/4-cup margarine
2-tbsp molasses
1-tbsp milk
1-tbsp vanilla
2 1/4-cups all-purpose flour
1-tsp cinnamon
1-tsp salt
3/4-tsp baking soda
1/2-tsp ground cloves
1/2-tsp nutmeg
1-cup coarsely chopped pecans
Granulated sugar


1) Preheat oven to 375*F
2) Combine brown sugar, shortening, margarine, molasses, milk, and vanilla in a large bowl
3) Beat with an electric mixer at medium speed until well blended
4) Beat the egg into the mixture
5) Combine flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, cloves and nutmeg
6) Mix into creamed mixture just until blended
7) Stir in pecans
8) Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 1 hour
9) Keep chilled until ready to use
10) Shape the dough into 1-inch balls
11) Roll in granulated sugar
12) Place 3-inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet
13) Bake one baking sheet at a time for 8-10 minutes for chewy cookies and 11-13 minutes for crisp cookies
14) DO NOT OVER BAKE, Cool 2-minutes on baking sheet , Remove cookies to cool completely on wire racks

Makes about 3 dozen cookies


priya said...

looks perfect....yummy cookies!!....very nice clicks!

Poornima Nair said...

The cookies sound delicious..

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

They look lovely.

Priya said...

Such a prefect and gorgeous cookies...

Sarah Naveen said...

fabulous cookies..look so cute an dyummy..

Gita said...

Cute cookies Preety :)

Anncoo said...

Looks good. Can't wait to make those :)

Rekha shoban said...

Looks perfect

Divya Vikram said...

Havent baked anything with molasses. Looks too good!

Parita said...

Yummy cookies

Anupama said...

Very different, but looks very inviting!

DEESHA said...

these cookies look perfect

Cham said...

Molasse cookies are perfect for the season!

kothiyavunu said...

Those cookies look marvelous and perfect! Nice presentation!

Gulmohar said...

Perfect weather for baking..Your cookies look wonderful :-)

SE(Denufood) said...

hey..thanks for stopping by at my blog...wonderful cookies..

Sumesh said...

lovely cookies..looks beautiful!

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Beautiful Brown beauties, feel like grabbing from screen.

Nostalgia said...

Very nice.. healthy when it is wiht molasses.. great!

Dhanya Nambirajan said...

One of my Fav cookies. I also made some yeaterday:).

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