Molasses Sugar Cookies

Molasses Sugar Cookies


Hey there again! Welcome to day 2 of the 12 days of Christmas cookies. These molasses sugar cookies are tiny bites of soft heavenly goodness. I got this recipe from a family member and I'm pretty happy I snatched it up. If you're into a mixture of soft, tender sugar cookies and molasses cookies, these are for you! Oh and if you missed yesterday's post, it was chocolate drop sugar cookies and day 1 of the 12 days!

I usually enjoy dipping my cookies into coffee, tea, hot cocoa or milk. These, however, do not need it. They are a cookie dipper's dream come true. Perfectly tender. Once of my favorites part of the cookie is the size I made them. There's something that makes me just love itty bitty cookies. Let's be honest. Basically anything that's itty bitty steals my heart. Molasses Sugar Cookies

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Molasses Sugar Cookies

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 40 small cookies
Calories 81 kcal



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a mixing bowl, add in butter and sugar. Mix 1 to 2 minutes until light and fluffy.
  • Add in the molasses, egg and vanilla. Mix on medium until incorporated. Scrape down the sides of the bowl.
  • Add in the baking soda, cinnamon, clove, ginger, salt and flour. Mix until the cookie dough ball forms.
  • Using a small cookie scoop, scoop out the cookies and place on the prepared cookie pan.
  • Place in the preheated oven and bake for 8 minutes.
  • Place on a wire rack and let cool.


Calories: 81kcalCarbohydrates: 11gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 124mgPotassium: 40mgSugar: 6gVitamin A: 115IUCalcium: 9mgIron: 0.5mg

(Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.)

Molasses Sugar Cookies

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