CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Molasses CookiesTry to eat just one of these tasty morsels.
By: Herald Staff Report,
Try to eat just one of these tasty morsels.
1 cup (2 sticks) butter
2 cups sugar
½ cup molasses
3 1/3 cups plus 1 tablespoon (14.5 ounces) flour
1 tablespoon baking soda
1½ teaspoons cinnamon
1½ teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground cloves
Heat oven to 325 degrees. In bowl of stand mixer, cream butter, sugar until light, fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, until thoroughly incorporated. Beat in molasses. In separate bowl, whisk together dry ingredients. With mixer running, slowly add to wet mixture until completely incorporated. Spoon into 2-tablespoon mounds on parchment-lined cookie sheet, 3 to 4 inches apart. Bake 18 minutes, rotating cookies halfway through for even color.
Yield: 2 dozen cookies.
Approximate nutritional analysis per cookie: 221 calories, 2 grams protein, 35 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram fiber, 8 grams fat (5 grams saturated), 36 milligrams cholesterol, 21 grams sugar, 264 milligrams sodium.
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