Peppery Molasses Cookies

Peppery Molasses Cookies Recipe
Oxmoor House
These are really spicy...the black pepper gives them a kick!


3 1/2 to 4 dozen

Recipe from

Gooseberry Patch


3/4 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup molasses
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 tablespoon salt
Additional sugar


Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl until fluffy. Beat in egg; add molasses.

Combine flour and next 4 ingredients. Gradually add to butter mixture; mix well. Form into one-inch balls and roll in sugar. Arrange 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12 to 15 minutes. Remove and cool on wire racks.

Gooseberry Patch Christmas Book 12,

Gooseberry Patch

December 2008
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