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Big Soft Molasses Cookies

No recipe image available.Big, soft and chewy molasses cookies, an old-fashioned cookie that never goes out of style.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
3 large eggs
1/2 cup molasses
1 1/2 cups raisins

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly grease baking sheets.
  2. In medium bowl combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice and ginger; set aside.
  3. With electric mixer, cream together the sugar, shortening, eggs and molasses. Stir in the flour mixture until just mixed. Add the raisins and stir to combine.
  4. Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets.
  5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Transfer to wire racks to cool. Store in tightly sealed container.

Makes 3 dozen cookies.