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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

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


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


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.


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


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.


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 0

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.

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