A chewy, spiced molasses cookie, rolled in powdered sugar.
Servings: 3 dozen
- 1/2 cup butter softened
- 1 tablespoon vegetable or canola oil
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 3 tablespoons molasses
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/2 teaspoon ginger
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 cups flour
- about 1/2 cup powdered sugar for rolling
Combine butter, oil, sugar, and brown sugar. Add eggs and molasses and mix well.
Add salt, baking powder, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, and cinnamon, and mix to incorporate. Add flour and mix just until incorporated.
Place powdered sugar in a shallow dish. Roll dough into balls, and roll in powdered sugar to coat. Place on a greased or lined baking sheet.
Bake at 350F for 11-13 minutes. Remove to a cooling rack and let cool.