This batch of cookies was made amongst my sis during my take in to Alaska final month. I conduct maintain wanted to add together this funnel cake recipe to my weblog for years. So a special give thank you lot you to my sister, Anastasia, for all the baking nosotros did during my trip.
For this recipe, the dough is made ahead of fourth dimension together with refrigerated. We ever build the dough the nighttime before. The dough needs to live on thoroughly chilled, which takes approximately 4-6 hours.
Please note, when the dough is thoroughly chilled together with develop to live on rolled, the dough volition live on really stiff.
If you lot are looking for a terrific molasses cookie recipe, simply similar grandma used to build – hold off no further!
Old-Fashioned Molasses Sugar Cookies – Aunt Linda’s Treasured Recipe
- *1 1/2 cups butter or Parkay Original Margarine, at room temperature
- 2 cups saccharide (granulated)
- 1/2 loving cup black molasses
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 4 teaspoons baking soda
- 4 cups flour (all-purpose)
- 1 teaspoon solid soil cloves
- 1 teaspoon solid soil ginger
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Turbinado or Sparkling saccharide to coat the unbaked cookies.
In a medium bowl, shell the saccharide together with butter until lite together with fluffy. Stir inward the eggs together with molasses until completely blended.
In a split large bowl, mix all of the dry out ingredients together. Add the butter mixture to the flour mixture together with mix good until combined completely. Cover the dough tightly together with refrigerate overnight.
When dough is develop to bake:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Roll the dough into 1-inch balls together with coat them amongst Turbinado sugar. Bake the cookies on a canvass pan, placed 1-2 inches apart for 10-12 min. The cookies should crackle on top together with conduct maintain golden edges.
Recipe makes half dozen to 8 dozen, depending on size.
IMPORTANT – The dough needs to live on thoroughly chilled. When the dough is thoroughly chilled together with develop to live on rolled, it will live on really stiff. Allow at to the lowest degree four to half dozen hours to chill.
If you lot were to enquire my aunt which to use, butter or Parkay, she would tell (passionately), Parkay! The master recipe, which dates dorsum to 1981, calls for Parkay Original Margarine. Parkay tin sometimes live on hard to find, peculiarly inward Alaska. If you lot can’t notice Parkay, utilisation butter – the cookies plough out wonderful! When it comes to margarine, I recommend ONLY using PARKAY ORIGINAL MARGARINE. Some brands of margarine conduct maintain a higher H2O content together with volition build the cookies super flat.
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