Molasses Cookies

Ingredients:

3/4 cup butter (softened)
1 cup packed brown sugar (If light brown sugar, add extra 2 tbsp molasses)
1 egg
1/4 cup molasses
1 3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup wheat flour
2 tsp Baking Soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp salt
3/4 cup sugar (for rolling dough in)

Instructions:

1) In large bowl, mix 1 3/4 cup flour, 1/2 cup wheat flour, 2 tsp Baking Soda, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp nutmeg, 1 tsp ground ginger, 1/2 tsp cloves, and 1/2 tsp salt.
2) In stand mixer, cream 3/4 cup butter & 1 cup packed brown sugar for 1-2 minutes.
3) Add 1 egg & 1/4 cup molasses to butter/sugar mixture
4) Add in dry mixture, 1/3 of mixture at a time. Don’t overmix
5) Chill dough for 1 hour

6) Preheat oven to 375. Roll dough into balls and then roll in sugar. (Balls can be small or large depending on preference).
7) Bake on parchment paper for 10 minutes for small cookies and 15 minutes for large cookies.

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