Make half of the recipe at a time to fit into a mixing bowl.
"These gigantic molasses cookies remind me of the ones my grandmother used to make," remembers Joan Stull of Titusville, Florida. At nearly 4 inches across, they're nicely spiced, delightfully chewy and bound to be noticed!
The texture of these cookies is just right with plump raisins, sweet chocolate chips, crunchy nuts and yummy coconut. Any leftover cookies freeze nicely.—Anna Free, Cleveland, Ohio