Soft Chewy Molasses Cookies

The consistency was perfect this way. The cooking time was 15 minutes. Cooking time is key to getting a cookie that is chewy and not crispy all the way through.

 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup organic sugar
  • ¾ cup butter, softened
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 1 egg, cage free
  • 2¼ cup unbleached all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ginger
  • ½ tsp cloves
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • Sugar for coating, optional
Instructions
  1. In a large mixing bowl, beat sugar, butter and molasses together.
  2. Beat in egg until light and fluffy.
  3. Mix in flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, ginger, cloves and nutmeg together until well combined.
  4. Cover dough and refrigerate for about an hour. This makes handling the dough much easier.
  5. Preheat oven to 375°.
  6. Roll dough into 1 – 1½ in balls.
  7. Roll each ball in sugar to coat.
  8. Place on ungreased cookie sheet, 2 inches apart.
  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and let sit for 1 minute before removing cookies and placing on wire rack to cool.
  11. Makes about 3 dozen cookies.

Source : allrecipes.Com

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