12 Tbs butter
1 cup sugar
¼ cup molasses
1 3/4 cup flour
½ tsp cloves
½ tsp ginger
½ tsp salt
½ tsp baking soda
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Step 1: Melt butter, add sugar and molasses then stir thoroughly.
Lightly beat egg and add to butter mixture. Blend well.
Step 2: Sift flour with spices, salt and baking soda then stir into butter
mixture. Batter will be wet.
Step 3: Cover a cookie sheet with foil. Drop 1 Tbs of batter leaving
3” between cookies. Bake until darken, 8-10 minutes.
Cool on foil. Makes 24 or so.
These cookies are part of our holiday “must make” cookie collection.
from the Silver Palate Cookbook
5 months ago