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Molasses Spice Cookies

Absolutely irresistible
Molasses Spice Cookies
Courtesy of McCormick

A chewy old-fashioned molasses cookie featuring fragrant cinnamon, ginger and allspice.

Recipe courtesy of McCormick

Ready in
32 m
20 m
(prepare time)
12 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 2 Cups flour
  • 1 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 Teaspoons cinnamon, preferably McCormick
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground ginger, preferably McCormick
  • 1/4 Teaspoon ground allspice, preferably McCormick
  • 3/4 Cups (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 Cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 1/2 Cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 Cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Teaspoons vanilla extract, preferably McCormick All Natural Pure Vanilla Extract


Mix flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and allspice in large bowl.

Beat butter, 1/2 cup of the granulated sugar and brown sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy.

Add molasses; mix until well blended.

Add egg and vanilla; mix well.

Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until well mixed.

Cover. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until firm.

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls.

Roll dough balls in remaining 1/2 cup granulated sugar.

Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until cookies are set.

Cool on baking sheets 1 minute.

Remove to wire racks; cool completely.