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Spicy & Soft Molasses Cookies

Spicy & Soft Molasses Cookies


• 2 cups all purpose flour
• 2 teaspoons baking soda
• 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
• 3/4 teaspoons ground cardamom
• 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
• 1 large egg
• 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted
• 1/3 cup granulated sugar
• 1/3 cup dark molasses
• 1/4 cup dark brown sugar sugar for rolling


• Preheat oven to 375° and spray with a non-stick cooking spray or oil.

• Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, and salt in a small bowl.

• Whisk egg, butter, granulated sugar, molasses, and brown sugar in a medium bowl.

• Mix in dry ingredients and combine.

• Scoop out dough by the tablespoonful and roll into balls and if the dough feels sticky go ahead and chill for 20 minutes.

• Place the sugar in a shallow bowl.

• Roll the balls of dough in sugar and place on greased baking sheets. Spacing 2″ apart.

• Bake cookies and try to turn the pans half way through cooking time. • The cookies should are ready when they look puffed, cracked, and just set around edges. If the cookies are over baked they will not be chewy. • Bake about 8–10 minutes and transfer to wire racks and let cool.