Rena’s Soft Molasses Cookies Recipe
These soft molasses cookies are filled with thewarm holiday flavors of cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and molasses. The rich,earthy flavor pairs perfectly with a cup or coffee, or a tall glass of milk.
Servings: 48 cookies
Add the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and cloves to a large mixing bowl and whisk to combine. Set aside.
In a large bowl, beat butter, molasses, and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy, about 5 minutes. Beat in egg, add water, and mix until well blended.
Add the flour mixture a little at a time, and mix until well blended. Cover and chill for at least one hour.
Preheat oven to 375°F. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
Drop rounded tablespoons of dough 2 inches apart onto the prepared baking sheets. Flatten balls slightly with wet fingertips. Bake 8-10 minutes or until set. Cool cookies on cooling rack. Makes 48 cookies.