Orange Molasses Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ cups flour
  • 3/4 teaspoons baking soda
  • zest from 1 orange
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon ginger
  • pinch of ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup Crosby’s Fancy Molasses
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • Sugar for rolling

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Whisk together flour, spices, baking soda and orange zest in a medium bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl cream the butter and sugar.
  4. Add egg, molasses, and vanilla to the butter mixture until fully combined.
  5. Gradually add dry ingredients to the butter mixture. Do not overmix.
  6. Form into 1 ½” balls and roll in sugar.
  7. Bake for 12 minutes or until set.

 

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