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Peanut Butter Molasses Cookies

Peanut Butter Molasses Cookies

Peanut Butter Molasses Cookies

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 46 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 24 Servings

Soft on the inside, slightly crisp on the outside, these nutty molasses cookies bring the flavors of the season to your holiday cookie tray.

Ingredients

  • 2 ¼ c. all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ c. Original Molasses
  • ¼ c. butter-flavored shortening
  • ½ c. peanut butter
  • 1 c. brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 egg

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and salt.
  3. In another large bowl, beat together the molasses, shortening, peanut butter and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg. Gradually beat in the flour mixture until combined.
  4. Shape the dough into 1 1/2-inch balls and place about 2 inches apart on the cookie sheets.
  5. Bake 13-15 minutes or until edges are firm and tops crack a bit.
  6. Transfer cookies to a cooling rack.