Amazing Chewy Molasses Cookies
 
Ingredients
  • 2¼ c. flour
  • 1½ t. soda
  • ½ t. salt
  • 1½ t. cinnamon
  • 1 t. ginger
  • 1 t. cloves
  • ¼ t. allspice
  • ¾ c. butter (at room temperature)
  • ¾-1 c. brown sugar
  • ½ c. molasses
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • Extra sugar for rolling
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl combine the dry ingredients (flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and allspice).
  3. In a large bowl beat the butter and sugar until creamed.
  4. Beat in egg yolk and vanilla.
  5. Beat in molasses.
  6. Gradually add dry ingredients to the wet. Mix until combined.
  7. Roll into balls and roll in sugar.
  8. Bake at 350 on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  9. From 8-9 minutes for small cookies (32 total)
  10. From 9-11 minutes for larger cookies (24 total)
  11. Don't overbake!
  12. Cool on pan a few minutes and then transfer to cooling rack.
Notes
I use ¾ cup of sugar, but it's not as sweet as your traditional cookie.
Recipe by From This Kitchen Table at https://www.fromthiskitchentable.com/chewy-molasses-cookies/