Molasses Cookie Mix Recipe
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Molasses Cookie Mix Recipe

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These spicy, old-fashioned treats are sure to be a hit with your family and friends. For holiday gift giving, I put a batch of this cookie mix in an attractive basket along with the recipe and a festive tea towel. —Barbara Stewart, Portland, Connecticut
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:144 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 144 servings


  • 6 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS (for each batch):
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • Additional sugar

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 67 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 70mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Divide into three batches; store in airtight containers in a cool dry place up to 6 months. Yield: 3 batches (9 cups total).
  2. To prepare cookies: Preheat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, cream butter until light and fluffy. Add egg and molasses; mix well. Add 3 cups cookie mix; beat until smooth.
  3. Shape into 1-in. balls and roll in sugar. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 9-11 minutes or until the edges are firm and the surface cracks. Cool on wire racks. Yield: about 4 dozen per batch.
Originally published as Molasses Cookie Mix in Quick Cooking November/December 1998, p59

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sandydent User ID: 937394 247175
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2016

"What a delicious recipe this is. I have given it to coworkers and even made them myself and we all agree they are a great cookie we could make and eat over and over again."

Hdreamer97 User ID: 4153233 83903
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2013

"I've made this recipe 4 times since I found it last November (2012). My husband loves it when I make these. I usually have to make a double batch just for him, a triple if I want any."

sueboyer User ID: 2705664 65361
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2011

"This is a very tasty cookie, and brings back memories from yesteryear. Good all through the year not just the holidays."

jcizek User ID: 903833 48109
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2010

"Totally awesome, very tasty, a must make again recipe."

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