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Iced Molasses Cookies

Iced Molasses Cookies- – The classic molasses cookie topped with a smooth powdered sugar glaze. A great addition to your holiday dessert table or for a simple weeknight dessert.

Iced Molasses Cookies- Big Green House
Iced Molasses Cookies-  Big Green House

Ingredients Needed

  • Flour + Baking soda + Ground cinnamon
  • Butter
  • Sugar
  • Egg white
  • Molasses
  • Powdered sugar
  • Milk

Ingredients Notes

Molasses

Any type ( black, light, blackstrap, etc) will do the trick with these cookies. It just depends on your taste preference. As a guide, the lighter your molasses, the sweeter it is. See the recipe card for the brand I used.

Sugar

If desired, you can use brown sugar for these.

Dried Spices

The original recipe calls for ginger, allspice and cloves. Honestly, I didn’t have these on hand, so, I omitted them and stuck with just ground cinnamon. If you desire, you can add these to your cookies for additional flavor.


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Iced Molasses Cookies- Big Green House

Recipe Notes

Storage

Keep any leftovers in a covered container. You can store them at room temperature or in the refrigerator. If you refrigerate them, they will stay good for a bit longer.

Can I Freeze These?

Yes. Let them cool completely. Then, store in an airtight, freezer safe, covered container or storage bag. They will be good for a couple of months.

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Yield: 12-14 cookies

Iced Molasses Cookies

Iced Molasses Cookies- Big Green House

Iced Molasses Cookies- - The classic molasses cookie topped with a smooth powdered sugar glaze. A great addition to your holiday dessert table or for a simple weeknight dessert.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Additional Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 12 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4 TBSP butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg white
  • 4 TBSP dark molasses
  • approx 1/4-1/2 cup sugar, for coating

For Icing:

  • 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 TBSP milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a flat rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone mats.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat together butter and sugar until creamy. Add in egg white and molasses and beat until fully combined. Add in the flour mixture and beat until combined.
  4. In a small bowl, pour in the sugar for coating. Scoop approx 1 TBSP of dough, roll into a ball and coat in sugar. Place on cookie sheet. Repeat with remaining dough.
  5. Bake for 12-14 minutes. Let cookies sit for 5 minutes, then, remove from baking sheet and cool on a wire rack.
  6. Whisk together the powdered sugar and milk for the icing until smooth. Coat the tops of the cookies with the icing. Let the icing set before serving.

    Notes

    adapted from An Affair from The Heart

    Nutrition Information:

    Yield:

    12

    Serving Size:

    1

    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 220Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 145mgCarbohydrates: 46gFiber: 0gSugar: 37gProtein: 2g

    All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on abiggreenhouse.com should only be used as a general guideline. This information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that the information will be completely accurate

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