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Cardamom-Molasses Chewy Cookies

Cardamom-Molasses Chewy Cookies


¾ cup shortening
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
¾ tsp. The Spice Hunter Ground Cardamom
½ tsp. The Spice Hunter Highland Harvested Saigon Cinnamon
¼ cup molasses
1 egg
2¼ cups all-purpose flour

¼ cup sugar
½ tsp. The Spice Hunter Ground Cardamom


1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease a rimmed baking sheet.

2. In a mixing bowl beat the shortening for 20 seconds.

3. Add the brown sugar, baking soda, cardamom and cinnamon. Blend well.

4. Add the molasses and egg, blend again.

5. Add the flour gradually, mixing well after each addition.

6. Combine the coating ingredients in a small bowl.

7. Shape the dough into 1 ½ inch balls and roll in the sugar mixture, then
place 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheet.

8. Bake for 8-12 minutes.


  1. Enithy December 12, 2018

    These were extra good. Chewy. I did add just a pinch of nutmeg and 1/4 c yogurt (Greek, plain). Not too sweet which is my taste preference.

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