Molasses Cookies
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  • 3/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon each of ground cloves, ginger and salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Extra sugar for rolling
  1. Combine butter, sugar, molasses and egg in large mixing bowl
  2. Combine flour, baking soda and spices in medium bowl
  3. Add flour mixture to butter mixture and stir until well combined
  4. Put in refrigerator until dough has hardened.
  5. Scoop out dough using an ice cream scoop and roll into 1 inch balls
  6. Roll balls in sugar and place on cookie sheet, well-spaced apart
  7. Press down slightly on cookie dough
  8. Bake for 8-10 minutes in a 375 degree oven. Cool on rack.
Recipe by National Cookie Network at