Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Soft Molasses Cookies

Soft Molasses Cookies
*oh boy!!!  what a wonderful recipe!!!!  these have made #1 on Santa's list!  try them, he'll thank you for it :)
~1 c. butter, softened
~1 1/2 c. sugar
~1/2 c. molasses
~2 eggs, lightly beaten
~4 c. flour
~1/2 tsp. salt
~2 1/4 tsp. baking soda
~2 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
~1 1/2 tsp. ground cloves
~1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
In a large bols, cream butter and sugar till fluffy.  Beat in molasses and eggs.  Set aside.
In another bowl, combine flour, salt, soda, ginger, cloves and cinnamon.
Blend thoroughly w/ whisk.
Gradually mix flour into creamed mixture till smooth.
Roll dough into 1 1/2 inch balls.  Dip tops in sugar.
Place on cookie sheet.  Bake @ 350 for about 10 minutes.
Cool on rack.  Dip 1/2 of cookie in melted white chocolate.  Place on waxed paper to cool.
Makes 3 dozen

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