Marvellous Molasses Cookies

Kids and adults alike agree that these cookies make the day a little brighter!

Prep time: 40 minutes Serves: 36 (1 cookie/serving)

Ingredients

Cream mixture

  • 1/4 cup / 60 ml salt-free, non-hydrogenated softened margarine
  • 1/4 cup / 60 ml packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup / 125 ml molasses
  • 2 tbsp / 25 ml yellow prepared mustard
  • 1 large egg

Flour mixture

  • 2 cups / 500 ml whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp / 5 ml cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp / 2 ml dry mustard powder
  • 1/2 tsp / 2 ml ginger
  • 1/2 tsp / 2 ml cloves
  • 1/2 tsp / 2 ml baking soda
  • 1/2 cup / 125 ml buttermilk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Lightly spray baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Cream mixture: In large bowl, cream together margarine and sugar, until light. Add molasses, mustard and egg. Beat well.
  4. Flour mixture: In another bowl, sift together fl our, cinnamon, dry mustard, ginger, cloves and baking soda.
  5. Alternately add fl our mixture and buttermilk to cream mixture, mixing well.
  6. Drop slightly rounded tablespoons (15 ml) of mixture onto baking sheet, leaving 2 inches (5 cm) between cookies.
  7. Bake 8-10 minutes until top of cookies spring back when lightly pressed on top.
  8. Remove from oven and place on cooling rack.
  9. Store in airtight container for up to 3 days or freeze up to 3 months.

Buttermilk can be substituted with milk and lemon juice. Combine 1/2 cup (125 ml) milk and 1 1/2 tsp (7 ml) lemon juice. Allow to stand 5-10 minutes. Use as you would buttermilk.

Per serving (20.86 g): 59.45 Calories, 1.29 g protein, 10.46 g carbohydrate, 0.96 g fibre, 4.34 g sugar, 1.63 g fat, 0.33 g saturated fat, 0.11 g trans fat, 5.39 mg cholesterol, 41.18 mg sodium

Kid Approved: Easy and fun for kids to help out with

 

Cookies are always fun to make – and fun to eat too!

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