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Molasses Cookies

KristenKristen Parker


  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 1/2 cups sifted flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


Cream shortening and sugar. Blend in egg and molasses. Sift together flour, soda, and salt. Blend into creamed mixture and add coconut and nuts. Drop by tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-15 minutes.



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