Monday, October 18, 2010

Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies

These simple cookies are great around the holidays. The gingerbread flavor is subtle and they are chewy and moist! Great for cookie exchanges, neighbor gifts, and a yummy snack for the family.

1/3 cup butter or margarine
2/3 cup brown sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 egg
1/4 cup molasses
2 cups flour
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp cinnamon

1. Beat butter and brown sugar until smooth. Add baking soda, ginger and cinnamon - beat until combined. Add egg and molasses and stir to combine. Beat in flour.
2. Refrigerate dough 1 hour.
3. Combine sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and roll in cinnamon sugar mixture.
4. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes on a baking sheet that has been sprayed with nonstick spray.

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