Molasses Cookies

Molasses Cookies | Girl Gone Gourmet

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A quick and easy cookie!


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon, plus 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon divided
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon all-spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup, plus 1/4 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup dark molasses
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup


  1. Preheat oven 375°F and line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the granulated sugar, brown sugar, molasses, and maple syrup. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ones and stir until just combined.
  4. Chill the dough in the fridge for about 10 minutes
  5. While the dough is chilling, mix 1/4 cup of the granulated sugar with 1/2 tablespoon of cinnamon in a small bowl.
  6. Once chilled, scoop 1 tablespoon of dough and roll it into a ball. Coat each cookie dough ball in the cinnamon-sugar mixture. Place cookie balls about 2 inches apart on the baking sheets.
  7. Bake 8-10 minutes or until the cookies have puffed and start to crack on top. Cool on baking racks and store in an airtight container.


Adapted from Bon Appetit


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