Midday Fix: Molasses crinkle cookies

Executive Chef Sean Curry

Event:
Cookies and Cheer
November 30 - December 1
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park
200 N. Columbus Drive
Chicago

http://www.fairmont.com/chicago/

For tickets:

www.eventbrite.com/

Molasses Crinkle Cookies

Serves 3 dozen cookies

Ingredients:

  1. ¾ cup softened butter
  2. 1 cup brown sugar
  3. 1 egg
  4. ¼ cup molasses
  5. 2 ¼ cup flour
  6. 2 tsp baking soda
  7. ¼ tsp salt
  8. ½ tsp ground cloves
  9. 1 tsp cinnamon
  10. 1 tsp ginger

 Procedure

  1. Mix together thoroughly ingredients 1-4
  2. Sift together and stir in ingredients 5 -10
  3. Chill dough for 30 minutes
  4. roll into balls the size of a golf ball
  5. Dip into bakers sugar (superfine/ultrafine sugar) just on one side
  6. Lightly grease cookie sheet and place at least 2 inches apart
  7. Use eye dropper and drop 2 drops of water on each cookie.
  8. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Test cookie, they may have to bake 3 to 4 more minutes depending on altitude and oven variances.