Marvelous Molasses Cookies


A little spicy and a lot of flavor.


2 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground ginger

¾ teaspoons ground cardamom

½ teaspoons kosher salt

1 large egg

½ cup unsalted butter, melted

1/3 cup granulated sugar

1/3 cup molasses

¼ cup packed dark brown sugar

Decorative sugar for rolling



  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Whisk flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, and salt in a small bowl.

Whisk egg, butter, sugar, molasses, and brown sugar in a medium bowl. Mix in dry ingredients until just mixed. Chill dough for 20 minutes. Place decorative sugar in a bowl. Scoop out tablespoon sized balls of dough and roll into tighter balls. Roll ball in sugar and place on cookie sheet.

Bake cookies for 8-10 minutes.



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