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Molasses

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Chocolate-Molasses Cookies

Time:1 hour 30 mins
Ingredients
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup light-brown sugar
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons dark, unsulfured molasses
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting (optional)
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Puzzle Cookie

Ingredients
  • 6 cups sifted all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 pound (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup packed dark-brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cloves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon finely ground pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup unsulfured molasses
  • Royal Icing
  • Black, yellow, and blue liquid food coloring
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Molasses- and Chile-Glazed Pork Medallions with Smoky Corn-Red Pepper Relish

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Ginger and Molasses Cupcakes with Whipped Cream

Other Ideas:
American, Cream, Cupcakes, Dessert, Ginger
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Honey-Gingerbread Cookies

Ingredients
  • 5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 2 sticks (16 tablespoons) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup unsulfured molasses
  • Royal Icing
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Simple Barbecue Sauce

Ingredients
  • 1 bottle (24 ounces) ketchup (about 3 cups)
  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup unsulfured molasses
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
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Molasses Biscuits

Other Ideas:
All-American, Ginger
Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 1 tablespoon packed dark-brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup unsulfured molasses
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream, for brushing
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Gingerbread Cookies

Time:3 hours 30 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled), plus more for rolling
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup packed dark-brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup unsulfured molasses
  • 1 large egg
  • Decorating sugar or sprinkles (optional)
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Gingersnap Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ingredients
  • 2 ounces (4 tablespoons) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsulfured molasses
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 3 tablespoons sanding sugar, for sprinkling (optional)
  • 1 pint butter-pecan ice cream, softened slightly
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Honey-Spice Gingerbread Cookies

Time:6 hours
Ingredients
  • 5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for surface and parchment
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 4 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup unsulfured molasses
  • Royal Icing
  • Fine sanding sugar
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