Old Fashioned Chewy Molasses Cookies are crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside with the perfect mixture of molasses and ginger flavors. Your kitchen will smell like the holidays when you open your oven!
Keyword Old Fashioned Chewy Molasses Cookies
Prep Time 20minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Total Time 30minutes
Author Joanne Schweitzer
1cupbutter, softenedor two sticks (do not use melted butter)
Then, add flour one cup at a time and scrape bowl in between. Form cookie dough into a ball and wrap it with wax paper or put it in a container. Put the cookie dough into the refrigerator for 1 1/2- 2 hours.
Then, after cookie dough has chilled, roll cookie dough into 1 inch balls. Dip the balls into white sugar or red, white and green colored sugar crystals as shown (this step is optional.) Place sugar coated side up on baking sheets.
Next, place dough balls spaced 2 inches apart on a parchment paper or silicone lined baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes on 350. Cool completely on cooling racks. Cookies will come out of the oven puffy but, will flatten as they cool.
NOTE: Nutrition label is an estimate and may vary.
Cool cookies completely on cooling wracks.
Store baked cookies in airtight containers for up to 10 days.
Wrap cookie dough in wax paper, place in freezer bags for up to six months.
Freeze baked cookies in containers for up to six months.