Molasses cookies

17 Jan

Gingerbread cookies (from American Wholefoods Cuisine)

serving size about 2 dozen cookies

  • 1/2 c. molasses
  • 1 Tbs. butter, melted and cooled
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. hot water
  • 1 1/2 to 2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. cardamom
  • 1 3/4 c. flour

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Combine molasses, oil, baking soda dissolved in hot water, ginger, cinnamon, and cardamom.  Add enough flour to make a dough firm enough to roll.

Roll thin on a floured surface and cut into shapes.

Bake on a greased baking sheet (or use parchment paper) for about 10 min.

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