Soft and Chewy Molasses Cookies

Enjoy these pillowy molasses cookies with a tall glass of milk— you won’t miss the sugar for a second.

Britt Kurent

Soft and Chewy Molasses Cookies

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    Ingredients

    3 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
    1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted and room temperature
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup molasses
    1 1/4 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons warm water
    1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1 egg, room temperature

    directions

    Prep: 20 min Total: 30 min (Quick)
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    • 1

      Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

    • 2

      Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl and whisk to remove any lumps.

    • 3

      In a separate bowl, combine the butter, molasses, water and egg and mix on low speed for one minute until fully incorporated.

    • 4

      In three separate additions, add dry ingredients to the wet mixture, mixing on low each time until just incorporated.

    • 5

      Scoop in heaping teaspoons onto lined baking sheet and bake for approximately seven minutes, or until the middle of the cookies have set.

    • 6

      Remove from oven and let cool.

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