Long Winter Molasses Cookies

makes about two dozen large cookies

2 cups all purpose flour
1 egg
1/4 cup molasses
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/4th tsp ground white pepper
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup granulated sugar
2 tsp baking soda
1 stick + 4 T melted butter

 

In a medium sized bowl, combine the flour, cinnamon, ground ginger, white pepper, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

In a large bowl, combine the melted butter, sugar, egg and molasses. Stir well to combine.

Add dry ingredients to wet and stir to form a sticky dough. Wrap in wax paper and chill in the fridge for at least an hour before rolling out on a flour surface and punching with either cookie cutters or a glass.

Bake cookies on a lined sheet tray at 375 for eight minutes.

 

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