Recipe Friday – Crackle Top Molasses Cookies


Here is a delicious recipe one of my friends gave me. They are sort of like ginger snaps but with at really strong molasses taste. Enjoy!!


Crackle Top Molasses Cookies



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl mix oil and 1 cup of sugar.
  3. Add egg, beat well. Stir in molasses, 2 cups flour, baking soda and spices.
  4. If necessary, add more flour to make a firm dough.
  5. Shape dough into 1 1/4 inch balls. Roll in 1/3 cup sugar.
  6. Place 3 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
  7. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until tops crack.
  8. Remove from baking sheet and cool on rack.

Oatmeal Molasses Cookies


Here’s my first recipe for 2015. I know considering we all have made our New Year’s resolutions and some of us have said we are going to lose weight this might not be the best recipe but I can’t help it 🙂   I love this one and in limited amounts it’s not as bad as some sweet recipes out there…lol  Hope you enjoy!!



1 1/2 c flour
2/3 c sugar
1 tsp ginger
1 egg
1/4 c molasses
1 1/4 c oats
1 tsp vanilla
3 tbs  milk

1. preheat oven to 350
2. combine all dry ingredients
3. add egg, oil, and  molasses mix well
4. add vanilla and milk…mix well
5. shape rounded tablespoon or teaspoon (depends on how many
you want to make 🙂  ) of dough into ball and flatten.
place on ungreased pan
6. put in oven and cook 12 – 14 mins

makes between 2  – 3 dozen