Spicy & Soft Molasses Cookies


Spicy & Soft Molasses Cookies

Recipe type: Yield: 2 dozen cookies Prep time: Cook time: Total time:


2 cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
3/4 teaspoons ground cardamom
1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
1 large egg
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup dark molasses
1/4 cup dark brown sugar sugar for rolling


  1. 1. Preheat oven to 375° and spray with a non-stick cooking spray or oil.
  2. 2. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, and salt in a small bowl.
  3. 3. Whisk egg, butter, granulated sugar, molasses, and brown sugar in a medium bowl.
  4. 4. Mix in dry ingredients and combine.
  5. 5. Scoop out dough by the tablespoonful and roll into balls and if the dough feels sticky go ahead and chill for20 minutes.
  6. 6. Place the sugar in a shallow bowl.
  7. 7. Roll the balls of dough in sugar and place on greased baking sheets. Spacing 2″ apart.
  8. 8. Bake cookies and try to turn the pans half way through cooking time.
  9. 9. The cookies should are ready when they look puffed, cracked, and just set around edges. If the cookies are over baked they will not be chewy.
  10. 10. Bake about 8–10 minutes and transfer to wire racks and let cool.

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