|Wouldn't you love to try one with a hot cup of coffee right about now?|
My Easy Molasses Drop Cookies are quick and simple drop cookies that don’t need you to take out your electric mixer. These little gems are packed with spicy flavor and use oil and just a wooden spoon to mix the ingredients.
Regardless of how busy you are, you can get this cookie recipe together in no time. Follow my directions and you will see how to save yourself steps and still enjoy some delicious tasting cookies!
My Easy Molasses Drop Cookies
3/4 cup of corn or canola oil
1/4 cup of molasses (light, dark or blackstrap)
1 large egg
1 cup of sugar
2-1/2 cups of flour
2 teaspoons of baking soda, leveled
1/4 teaspoon of salt
3 tablespoons of hot water
3/4 teaspoon of ground cloves
½ teaspoons of ginger
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
Sift together: flour, baking soda, spices, salt, and sugar in your mixing bowl.
Next, add the egg, oil and water and mix with your spoon into the dry ingredients.
Grease your cookie sheets and heat the oven to 350-degrees while you begin to drop by teaspoons or to shape the cookies in small balls. The dough is pliable enough to grab heaping teaspoons and form small balls. To make a design, press each ball down with your fork.
Bake at 350-degrees for about 10-12 minutes, depending on how your oven is regulated.
Let the cookies cool in the pan for about fives minutes before taking your spatula to them. They will be soft. Those few minutes give them the chance to harden.