You are here: Home » Recipes » HamBob’s Old-Fashioned Molasses Cookies HamBob’s Old-Fashioned Molasses Cookies Recipe by RelishKitchen Tested Yield 3 dozens These are our go-to molasses cookies—super simple and kids love them. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 cup shortening1 1/2 cups sugar2 eggs1 cup molasses4 cups all-purpose flour4 teaspoons baking soda2 teaspoons ground cinnamon1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ginger Granulated or turbinado sugar, for dipping Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs and molasses. Sift flour with cinnamon, baking soda, salt and ginger. Add to sugar mixture and mix well. Roll into balls the size of walnuts and coat with granulated or turbinado sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheets 2 inches apart. Bake 12 to 15 minutes. Recipe courtesy of The Hamery, Murfreesboro, Tenn.