PEANUT BUTTER MOLASSES COOKIES RECIPE

Ingredients PEANUT BUTTER MOLASSES COOKIES RECIPE :

  • 2 to 2
  • ¼ cups flour*
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • ½ tsp cloves
  • 1 ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup Crosby’s Fancy Molasses
  • 1 ¼ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 30 chocolate “kisses” or “hugs”
    (optional)**

Directions to Make PEANUT BUTTER MOLASSES COOKIES RECIPE :

  • Preheat oven to 325 °F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together 2 cups of the flour, baking soda,
    cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and salt.
  • In another large bowl, beat together the molasses, butter, peanut
    butter brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg.
  • Stir in the flour mixture a cup at a time and mix until combined.
    (Add extra ¼ cup of flour if dough seems too soft).
  • Shape the dough into 1 ½” balls and place about 2” apart on the
    cookie sheets. Press with the tines of a fork in a criss-cross pattern.
  • Bake 11-13 minutes or until edges are firm.**
  • Transfer cookies to a cooling rack.

    *Start with the 2 cups of flour and only add the extra ¼ cup if your dough is
    too soft.
    **If you’re adding the chocolates: When there are 5 minutes left, remove the
    pan from the oven and quickly place the chocolates. Return pan to the oven to
    finish baking.

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