Grandmother's Prize-Winning Molasses Cookies

Course : Cookies
Serves: 4 - 6
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1/3 Cup unsalted butter -- melted (vegetable shortening may be substituted)
1 Large egg -- lightly beaten
3 tablespoons molasses
1/4 Teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 Teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 Teaspoon cinnamon
1 3/4 Cups Old Fashioned Cake and Cookie Mix (No. 140 141
1/4 Cup granulated sugar (to coat the cookies)

Preparation / Directions:

Combine butter, egg, molasses and spices. Beat well. Add cake mix and beat to combine. Chill mixture 2 hours or overnight. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Use a teaspoon or small scoop to scoop out chilled batter. Roll into 1-inch balls and roll in granulated sugar. Set on lightly greased cookie sheet, about 2 inches apart. Bake 8 - 10 minutes- longer for crunchier cookies. Cool slightly before removing from pan. Makes 24 cookies. Once you've tried these you'll want to double or even triple the rec


Nutritional Information:

3231 Calories (kcal); 67g Total Fat; (17% calories from fat); 6g Protein; 679g Carbohydrate; 352mg Cholesterol; 430mg Sodium

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