Chewy Molasses Cookies

I made these Chewy Molasses Cookies to go with my Pumpkin Mousse and they were a hit. The cookies come out soft and chewy. This is a good traditional Molasses Cookie recipe that has the perfect amount of spice. It’s also a kid-friendly recipe.

Molasses Cookies

Chewy Molasses Cookies


3/4 cup unsalted butter, room temperature

1 cup white sugar

1 egg

1/4 cup molasses, mild flavor

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoons baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1/2 cup white sugar


1.In a medium mixing bowl, mix together the unsalted butter, 1 cup sugar, and egg until smooth. Stir in the molasses. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves, and ginger; blend into the molasses mixture.

Molasses Dough

Cover, and chill dough for 1 hour.

2.Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.  Roll dough with the palm of your hands into small sized balls,(I use a small scoop to measure exact size) and roll them in the remaining white sugar. (This is a step your kids can help with) Place cookies 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets.

Molasses Balls

3. Bake for 8 minutes in the preheated oven, until tops are cracked. (Oven temperatures vary) Cool on wire racks.

Molasses Cookies Out Of Oven



Molasses with Milk

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Noel is a CEO and Mother of 4 who can be found blogging from her home office, who’s passionate about family, nutrition, fitness and supporting others reach their health & fitness goals. Noel uses her blog to share about simple, healthy recipes, nutrition tips, walking, workouts and a little sprinkle of life! She created Noel’s Kitchen Tips teaching families how to make budget friendly meal and healthy recipes. She’s blessed to have the opportunity to be able to teach busy moms and families how to use food and cooking as a means of bringing family mealtimes back to the table and stay healthy.

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