Soft Molasses Cookies
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup sucanat (like this)
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup coconut oil, melted (like this)
  • ½ cup molasses (I used blackstrap molasses- a less refined version)(like this)
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups flour (I used unbleached all-purpose. Whole wheat or spelt might work as well.)
  • 1½ t. baking soda
  • 1 t. ground cinnamon (like this)
  • 1 t. ground ginger
  • ½ t. sea salt (like this)
  • Coarse sugar-- optional
Instructions
  1. Mix sugar, butter, coconut oil, molasses, and egg in a large bowl until smooth
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients
  3. Place rounded tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet
  4. Optional: Dip the top of each dough ball in coarse sugar
  5. Bake 8-10 minutes at 375 degree preheated oven. (Don't overbake or they will lose their softness!)
Recipe by The Prairie Homestead at http://www.theprairiehomestead.com/2010/12/soft-molasses-cookies.html