By now you're over Christmas but you might still have a hankering for a little something sweet. These wonderful cookies are a simple recipe that I hope becomes a staple in your home like it has mine.
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Nana's Molasses Cookies
This recipe is handed down from Joel's Nana. They are his favorite holiday cookie and have become Freddie's too. I love how moist and light they are and how everyone asks for one as soon as they get to my house.
3/4 cup Vegetable Oil
1/4 cup Molasses
1 cup Sugar
2 cups All Purpose Flour
2 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp Ginger
1/2 tsp Clove
1 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 cup Sugar to coat before baking
(Sub Spices for Essential Oils: Use 1/2 drop ginger, 1/2 drop clove and 1 drop Cinnamon Bark)
1. Mix all wet ingredients.
2. Sift all dry ingredients.
3. Refrigerate overnight.
4. Roll in 1/2 Tbsp sized ball. Coat in sugar.
5. Bake on silicone mat for 7 minutes at 325 degrees. (Joel's Nana bakes hers at 350 for 10 minutes- so just know your oven.)
6. Cool on baking rack. Store in an air-tight container. Enjoy the holidays all year-round.