December 1, 2022

German Spice Cookies

¾ cup butter (softened)
1 cup dark brown sugar (packed)
1 egg
¼ cup molasses
2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
¼ tsp. salt
2 tsps. baking soda
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
½ tsp. ground ginger
½ tsp. ground cloves
½ tsp. ground allspice
Granulated sugar for rolling dough

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

  1. Cream butter and brown sugar until smooth and fluffy.
  2. Add egg and molasses to butter mixture and cream until smooth.
  3. In a separate bowl, sift dry ingredients.
  4. Slowly add dry ingredients to butter mixture and mix together.
  5. Form balls (I use a melon baller) and roll in granulated white sugar.
  6. Place on cookie sheet, 2 inches apart.
  7. Bake 11 to 13 minutes. (I bake at 360 in my gas oven for 11 min.)
  8. Remove and place on cooling rack.

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