A Leon Family Tradition
Perfect for dessert exchanges, a snack for Santa, or for cookie monsters of all ages, everyone will love this simple recipe for molasses sugar cookies.
3/4 cup each butter and sugar
1/4 cup each brown sugar and molasses 1 egg
2 tsp baking soda
2 cups flour
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp each ground cloves, ground ginger 1/2 tsp salt
Sugar for dipping
- Cream butter and sugars. Add molasses and egg; combine. Sift dry ingredients; combine with wet ingredients.
- Chill for 1 hour.
- Preheat oven to 375° Fahrenheit.
- Roll dough into 1 1/2″ balls, dip in sugar and bake on a parchment-lined cookie sheet for 8 to 10 minutes.
- Let cool before serving.