Friday, January 22, 2010

Louise’s Soft Molasses Cookies

Louise’s Soft Molasses Cookies
Yield 5 Dozen

1 Cup Shortening
½ Teaspoon Salt
3 Teaspoons Baking Soda
2 Teaspoons Ginger
2 Teaspoons Cinnamon
½ Teaspoon Allspice
½ Teaspoon Cloves
1 Cup Sugar
1 Cup Molasses
1 Egg
4 ¾ Cup Flour
¾ Cup Double strength cold coffee

1. Heat oven to 375º
2. Cream together first seven ingredients.
3. Blend in molasses and egg
4. Add flour alternately with the coffee
5. Drop from teaspoon onto lightly greased cookie sheets about 2” apart.
6. Bake 15 minutes or until done.
101 Easy Peasy Cookie Recipes


  1. How about the recipe for "nibble bait"? I know I'm dieting but that will always be one of my weaknesses!

    FogDog Weight Loss


  2. I made this last weekend and we had soup for a week! Makes a lot and its got great flavor.Next time I will add the barely later on because it got a little too mushy for my taste. Marion

  3. I made the molasses cookies this weekend. Nice flavor and texture. I gave some to Ma along with the recipe. Marion