Best Molasses Cookies Recipe

These Soft Chewy Molasses Cookies are the best molasses cookies recipe ever! It's my mom's recipe and has robust molasses flavor with lots of spice.

For the Best Molasses Cookie recipe you'll need: sugar, brown sugar, molasses, flour cinnamon, ginger, cloves, dry mustard, salt, baking soda, eggs, and shortening.


Cream both sugars and shortening together in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment.

How To Make The Best Molasses Cookies Recipe

Add egg and molasses to cookie batter. Mix until fully combined.

Best Molasses Cookies

Whisk dry ingredients together in a large mixing bowl then add to molasses cookie dough batter, mixing on low speed just until combined.

Add Dry Ingredients

Scoop cookie dough into balls, roll them until smooth in your hand then roll them in demerara sugar or brown sugar. Chill for 30-60 minutes.

Scoop Soft Molasses Cookies

Bake Cookies for 13-15 minutes at 350°F. Allow cookies to cool 2 minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.

Enjoy Best Molasses Cookie Recipe!!

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