Top 10 Molasses Recipes of the Year 2021

Have you tried any of the top 10 molasses recipes of the year: 2021 edition? Take a look! From bran muffins to baked beans, brown bread and more, these are reader’s favourite recipes of the year.

Classic molasses recipes never go out of style.

In 2021, comfort food became more important than ever. The fact that molasses recipes were among those you searched for so often made our hearts sing. Molasses is sure comfort food for us and for many of you, too.

We also loved knowing that you find the compilation posts appealing and practical. There are two on the list below. We create these kinds of posts to make it easier for you to find more of our recipes.

What are some of your favourite recipes of 2021?

Top 10 Molasses Recipes of the Year 2021

10: Orange Spice Crackle Cookies


Orange Spice Crackle Cookies

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.

  • Author: Crosby Molasses
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 36 1x
  • Category: cookies


  •  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


  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.

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  • March 4, 2022


    Looking for your banana bread recipe!

  • January 17, 2022


    Looking for hot cross buns reciepe

  • January 7, 2022


    I made 10 and 4. The orange crackle cookies will be an on going bake. They were so well received. The gingerbread cake was enjoyed by most… will make again but only at Christmas.

  • January 5, 2022


    Have already made the Swedish Apple pie 3 times in the past few months. Oh so good !!! I even tried the batter over a cherry pie filling. It was ok but prefer the apple. Thank you for posting the recipe but you are getting blamed for my weight gain. ?

  • December 22, 2021

    Linda Panchuk

    I’ve made your Swedish Apple (crustless) Apple Pie many times. It has become my go to recipe. It is so easy to make and absolutely delicious. We serve it topped with ice cream or whipped cream. Thank you for a another great recipe.

  • December 14, 2021

    Francine Haldi

    Looks good and sounds very easy love apple pie I bet this is really good with molasses. Thank you

  • September 28, 2021


    Was also looking for Swedish apple pie recipe. Thanks for posting it here!

  • September 28, 2021


    I am also looking for your Swedish Apple crustless Apple pie. When you search for recipe on your website, it shows not found. Could you please send the recipe to my email? Thanks from Upper Canard, Nova Scotia.

      • December 14, 2021

        Francine Haldi

        Looks good going to try it, also easy.

  • September 26, 2021

    Anne Wilson

    Hello Crosby!
    I lost my recipe for your Swedish Apple crustless apple pie, but I cannot find it on your website.

    Could you please send it via my email? Or a link to recipe? Thx from Bathurst, NB

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