Friday, October 18, 2013

Thanks Granny & Mom





Areatha's Notes:@justapinch.com/recipes/dessert/cookies/giant-molasses-cookies.html?p=1
This one is NOT mine. I found it years ago trying to give my mom a little taste down memory lane. She has always talk about the tea cakes and molasses cookies her mom gave the children in the morning before going to school. YOU CAN'T DO THAT THESE DAYS. A lot of the children had'nt had breakfast, parent working or just plain LACK OF FOOD. My mom always say, " when you know how to shop & cook, you can look in your kitchen an find something to put together and feed your family. You need to know how to do both. So this one is for Grandma and Mom. THANK YOU

ENJOY !
Recipe Rating:
 1 Rating
Serves:2 DOZEN
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 cbutter softened
2 csugar
2 mediumeggs
1/2 cdark molasses
4 1/2 call purpose flour
4 tspground ginger
2 tspbaking soda
1 1/2 tspcinnamon
1 tspclove, ground
1/4 tspsalt
1/4 cpecans chopped
3/4 csugar coarse

Directions

1
 In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
2
 Beat in eggs and molasses.
3
 Cimbine the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, clove, and salt; gradully add to creamed mixture. Mix well.

Fold in pecan.
4
 Shape into 2 inch balls and roll in coarse sugar.
5
 Place 2 1/2 in. apart on ungeased baking sheets. 

Bake for 16-18 minutes or until tops are cracked
6
 Remove to wire rack to cool.

ENJOY !


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