Soft molasses cookies are the perfect treat to great your guests with when they walk in your home! Not only will the smell be amazing, but they will ask for seconds and a glass of cold Jersey milk to go with it.
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Soft Molasses Cookies
- ½ cup Butter softened
- ½ cup Crisco
- 1½ cups Sugar
- ½ cup Molasses
- 2 Eggs beaten
- 4 cups Flour
- ½ tsp Salt
- 2¼ tsp Baking soda
- 2¼ tsp Ground ginger
- 1½ tsp Ground cloves
- 1½ tsp Ground cinnamon
- In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter, shortening and sugar until light colored and fluffy. Beat in molasses and eggs. Set mixture aside.
- In another large bowl, combine flour, salt, baking soda, ginger, cloves and cinnamon. Blend thoroughly with wire wisk.
- Gradually mix flour mixture into creamed ingredients until dough is blended and smooth. Roll dough into 1½ in. balls.
- Bake at 350° for 10 minutes on an ungreased cookie sheet.