Molasses Crinkles Recipe - Molasses Kringles Recipe

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This recipe originally came from an older Betty Crocker Cookbook that I received for a wedding gift.

These Molasses Crinkle cookies are the molasses version of the famous and very popular Chocolate Crinkles (Kringles)

Molasses Crinkles

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Molasses Crinkles (Kringles) Recipe:

Recipe Type: Cookies, Christmas Cookie, Molasses
Yields: 4 dozen
Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 12 min


3/4 cup vegetable shortening
1 cup firmly-packed brown sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup molasses
2-1/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon ground cloves
2 teaspoons ground ginger
Granulated sugar


In a large bowl, mix together the soft shortening, brown sugar, egg, molasses.

In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves, and ginger. Gradually stir in with the shortening mixture. Cover and refrigerate dough at least 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease cookie sheets.

Shape dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into balls. Dip tops in granulated sugar. Place balls, sugared side up, about 3 inches apart on prepared cookies sheet.

Bake just until set, approximately 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately remove from cookie sheet.

Yields about 4 dozen cookies.


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