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Marvellous Molasses Cookies

Yields36 ServingsPrep Time30 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time40 mins

Kids and adults alike agree that these cookies make the day a little brighter!

Cream Mixture
 ¼ cup salt-free, non-hydrogentated softened margarine
 ¼ cup packed brown sugar
 ½ cup molasses
 2 Tbsp yellow prepared mustard
 1 large egg
Flour Mixture
 2 cups whole wheat flour
 1 tsp cinnamon
 ½ tsp dry mustard powder
 ½ tsp ginger
 ½ tsp cloves
 ½ tsp baking soda
 ½ cup buttermilk
Instructions
1

Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly spray baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.

2

In large bowl, cream together margarine and sugar, until light. Add molasses, mustard and egg. Beat well.

3

In another bowl, sift together flour, cinnamon, dry mustard, ginger, cloves and baking soda. Alternately add flour mixture and buttermilk to cream mixture, mixing well.

4

Drop slightly rounded tablespoons of mixture onto baking sheet, leaving 2 inches between cookies.

5

Bake 8-10 minutes until top of cookies spring back when lightly pressed on top. Remove from oven and place on cooling rack. Store in airtight container for up to 3 days or freeze up to 3 months.

Substitution:
6

Buttermilk can be substituted with milk and lemon juice. Combine 1/2 cup milk and 1 1/2 tsp lemon juice. Allow to stand 5-10 minutes. Use as you would buttermilk.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cookie

Servings 36


Amount Per Serving
Calories 59
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g4%

Saturated Fat 0.33g2%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 41mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 10g4%

Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 4g
Protein 1g2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.