Sunday, January 24, 2016

Molasses Cookies

This was the holiday cookie recipe that we didn't make and it's been sitting on the counter for about a month. I finally had some time this morning and love the results of this new recipe!

2 cups sugar
1 - 1/2 cups canola oil
2 eggs
1/2 cup molasses
4 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp love
additional sugar

1. In a large bowl beat sugar and oil until blended. Beat in eggs, then molasses.
2. In another bowl whisk flour, cinnamon, salt, ginger, cloves and love. Gradually add into sugar mixture.
3. Refrigerate 2 hours
4. Preheat oven to 375
5. Shape tablespoons of dough into balls, roll in additional sugar. Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
6. Bake 8 - 10 minutes. Cool on pans for 1 minute. Remove to wire racks to cool. Makes 5 dozen