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Orange Spice Crackle Cookies

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4 from 2 reviews

These orange spice crackle cookies are crispy on the outside and chewy in the middle. Classic molasses ginger crinkle cookies made lively with orange zest.

Ingredients

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  • 3 cups flour, spooned in
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • Grated zest of one orange (about 1 Tbsp.)
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ginger
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp. allspice
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup Crosby’s Fancy Molasses
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • Sugar for rolling

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. In a medium bowl combine flour, spices, baking soda and orange zest.
  3. In a large bowl cream together butter and sugar. Add egg, molasses and vanilla.
  4. Stir in dry ingredients and mix until combined.
  5. Form into 1 ½” balls and roll in sugar.
  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until set.