Molasses Raisin Cookies

December 23, 2020  Online Recipe Guide Avatar

1 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
1 cup molasses
2 eggs
4 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon Clabber Girl Baking Powder
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 teaspoons ginger
1 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup milk
1 1/2 cups raisins

In mixer bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in molasses and eggs. Sift together flour, baking powder, spices and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Stir in raisins.

Drop heaping teaspoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake in 350 degree F. oven about 15 minutes until just springy to the touch. Remove from pans to cooling racks.
Makes about 4 dozen
(May frost with confectioners sugar frosting if desired)


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