Soft Molasses Cookies

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    5½ dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Farm Journal’s Country Cookbook

By Nell B. Nichols

Published 1972

  • About

Family-style cookies like Grandma used to make—we updated the recipe


  • 1 c. butter or regular margarine
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1


  • Beat butter until light; gradually add sugar and beat until fluffy. Beat in egg to blend thoroughly; then beat in molasses.
  • Sift together flour, baking soda, salt, coffee powder and spices. Add to first mixture alternately with milk. Beat about 30 seconds.
  • Drop dough by heaping teaspoonfuls about 2" apart onto lightly greased baking sheet, using care to