Molasses Walnut Cookies

Ingredients Molasses Walnut Cookies :

  • 1 cup flour
  • Pinch of ginger and cinnamon
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ¼ cup Crosby’s Fancy Molasses
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 scant cup ground toasted walnuts
    (a cup of walnut pieces whirred in
    the food processor until crumbly)
  • About ½ cup icing sugar, sifted
    (for rolling baked cookies)

Directions to Make Molasses Walnut Cookies :

  • Beat butter until creamy then beat in molasses and vanilla. Stir
    spices into flour and add in three additions. Stir in ground walnuts.
  • Scrape dough into a ball, press into a disk and refrigerate for an
  • Preheat oven to 300°F.
  • Roll dough into 1” balls and place on a parchment lined baking
    sheet about 1 ½” apart.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • When cool roll in icing sugar. Or roll when warm and dust again
    with sugar when cooled.

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