When I think of comfort food and cookies it’s soft molasses cookies that come to mind. Here are six of our favourites.
I haven’t a clue why soft molasses cookies feel cozier than chewy or crispy cookies. Could it be that they’re more old-fashioned? A few of the recipes below are the oldest on our website.
If you’re in search of the best soft molasses cookie recipe I bet you’ll find it on my list. The six recipes that I’m sharing below are family favourites in many households and the best soft molasses cookie recipes on this site.
Do you have a favourite among them? Share it in the comments below.
6 Favourite Soft Molasses Cookies Recipes
Tis recipe can also be made as a simple drop cookie if you don’t want to go through the process of shaping the toes.
This is an in-between cookie – half soft molasses cookie and half molasses biscuit or Lassy Bun. They’re lovely for nibbling and go well with soup too.
This is a favourite recipe, contributed by a reader. Her beautiful story about these cookies is included with the recipe.
Ila was my grandmother and this is her recipe. They’re like gingerbread cake, in cookie form.
These old-time cookies go by many names. Not to sweet, firm but not crispy, these cookies travel well.
This recipe is from my husband’s Aunt Marcia. On our visits to my husband’s family in Northern New Brunswick she always sent us home with a big bag of these cookies, and a dozen of her oatmeal date cookies.
One soft molasses cookie recipe that I haven’t yet tried is Lassy Mogs, a soft molasses cookie with raisins and nuts. The recipe I’ll try first is this one on the website Rock Recipes.
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