Soft and Chewy Molasses Cookies
Chewy molasses cookies.
all purpose Gold Medal flour
dark brown Dixie Crystals sugar
granulated sugar for rolling the cookies in
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Prepare a cookie tray by lining with a Silpat mat or line with parchment paper.
Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and spices and set aside.
In a bowl of an electric mixer, beat the butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
Add the oil, molasses, beaten egg and vanilla and combine well on low speed.
Next add the flour mixture and mix until the dough comes together.
Chill in the refrigerator for at least 10 minutes.
Roll the dough into small balls about an inch in size and then roll in the granulated sugar.
Place them onto the cookie tray and gently pat down leaving about 2 inches between each cookie.
Bake for 9-10 minutes and place on a cooling rack when done.
Adapted from The Joy of Baking, http://www.joyofbaking.com/MolassesCookies.html