Giant Molasses Cookies Recipe
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Giant Molasses Cookies Recipe

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My family always requests these soft and deliciously chewy cookies. The cookies are also great for shipping as holiday gifts or to troops overseas. —Kristine Chayes, Smithtown, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup coarse sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 310 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 219 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and molasses. Combine the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Fold in pecans.
  2. Shape into 2-in. balls and roll in coarse sugar. Place 2-1/2-in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 13-15 minutes or until tops are cracked. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Giant Molasses Cookies in Taste of Home November 2011, p60

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 310 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 219 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 15, 2014

"The taste is wonderful. My cookies came out flat (not thick, like in the photo). Does anyone have any suggestions? (Obviously, it's me, because most of the other reviews said their cookies looked just like the photo.)"

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Reviewed Sep. 14, 2014

"these are awesome, will definitely make again,"

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Reviewed May. 5, 2014

"These were delicious and they were indeed giant!"

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Reviewed Dec. 25, 2013

"Yummy!"

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Reviewed Dec. 24, 2013

"KarlaM make sure you are using butter not margarine. Margarine makes cookies spread and butter makes them light and fluffy."

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