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Posted: June 30, 2016
Recipe by: P.H.G. Staff
Source: Adapted from Bon Appetit
Christmas is coming and these cookies are a great way to get ahead of the rush or get into a jolly mood a little early. They are a seriously tasty twist to traditional gingerbread cookies and don’t take a lot of effort. Festive and beautiful without tedious decorating!!
Active Time
10 minutes
Total Time
25 minutes
Yields
4 Dozen

Ingredients:

  • 4 c. whole wheat flour
  • 4 tsp. baking soda
  • 3 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1-1/2 tsp. ground cardamom
  • 1 tsp. Real Salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 c. (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted
  • 2/3 c. granulated sugar or Xagave
  • 2/3 c. molasses
  • 1/2 c. (packed) dark brown sugar
  • Raw sugar (for rolling)

Directions:

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. 2. Mix flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and salt in a medium bowl.
  3. 3. Mix dry ingredients into the wet and stir until just combined.
  4. 4. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  5. 5. Pour raw sugar into a shallow bowl.
  6. 6. Using a cookie scoop form balls to roll in the raw sugar and place on prepared pans.
  7. 7. Bake cookies for 8-10 minutes or until puffy and cracked. Don't over-bake. If you would like to make them a little flatter, press them down gently with a large metal spoon.
  8. 8. Place on wire racks and let cool.

Author's Notes:

These cookies can be made 2 weeks ahead, just freeze them as rolled balls, let sit at room temperature to thaw them out for a half hour and then roll in raw sugar right before baking.

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A delicious holiday treat!
A delicious holiday treat!
Chewy Molasses Cookies

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Chewy Molasses Cookies

Source: Adapted from Bon Appetit

  • Prep
    10 minutes
  • Total Time
    25 minutes
  • Yields
    4 Dozen

Description

"Christmas is coming and these cookies are a great way to get ahead of the rush or get into a jolly mood a little early. They are a seriously tasty twist to traditional gingerbread cookies and don’t take a lot of effort. Festive and beautiful without tedious decorating!!"

Ingredients

  • 4 c. whole wheat flour
  • 4 tsp. baking soda
  • 3 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1-1/2 tsp. ground cardamom
  • 1 tsp. Real Salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 c. (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted
  • 2/3 c. granulated sugar or Xagave
  • 2/3 c. molasses
  • 1/2 c. (packed) dark brown sugar
  • Raw sugar (for rolling)

Directions

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. 2. Mix flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and salt in a medium bowl.
  3. 3. Mix dry ingredients into the wet and stir until just combined.
  4. 4. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  5. 5. Pour raw sugar into a shallow bowl.
  6. 6. Using a cookie scoop form balls to roll in the raw sugar and place on prepared pans.
  7. 7. Bake cookies for 8-10 minutes or until puffy and cracked. Don't over-bake. If you would like to make them a little flatter, press them down gently with a large metal spoon.
  8. 8. Place on wire racks and let cool.

Author's Notes

These cookies can be made 2 weeks ahead, just freeze them as rolled balls, let sit at room temperature to thaw them out for a half hour and then roll in raw sugar right before baking.

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