Molasses Crinkles

60 mins (prep 35)
15 ingredients
makes about 6 dozen cookies
The zing of ginger and the sweetness of molasses combine in perfect proportions in this cookie, sent to us by Jane Booth Vollers of Chester, Connecticut. Her grandmother, Helen Dougherty, made batches and batches of them every holiday season.

Categories:  cookie , edible-gift , winter , american , christmas , family-reunion ,
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Serving Size (91.33 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 305.85 Calories from Fat 20.52
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.28g 21.05%
Saturated Fat 0.53g 16.02%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.26mg 0.53%
Sodium 679.63mg 169.91%
Total Carbohydrate 66.04g 132.09%
Dietary Fiber 1.65 g 39.68%
Sugars 27.37 g %
Protein 5.4g 64.78%
Vitamin A 2.87IU% Vitamin C 0.07mg%
Calcium 75.11mg% Iron 3.84mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
ground ginger, ground allspice, ground cloves, vegetable shortening, packed dark brown sugar, large egg, or