• Cooking Time: 6 to 8
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time:


  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoon soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3/4 cup margarine, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg


  • Combine dry ingredients: flour, soda, cinnamon, salt, cloves, and ginger.
  • Beat margarine and sugar, until light and creamy. Add molasses and egg.
  • Beat well.
  • Gradually add dry ingredients.
  • Cover and refrigerate for a few hours or overnight.
  • Form into 1-inch balls.
  • Roll in sugar.
  • Slightly flatten (with greased glass-bottom dipped in sugar).
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 6 to 8 minutes.


This is another around the world recipe, that I sent to family members stationed stateside or overseas. Even people who do not like molasses, like these cookies.

I usually double this recipe.

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