You are here: Home » Recipes » Molasses Crinkles Molasses Crinkles Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 5 dozen These molasses cookies will take you back in time--they are just like Grandmother used to make. PrintEmail Ingredients 3/4 cup shortening1 cup brown sugar1 -- egg1/4 cup molasses2 1/4 cups flour2 teaspoons baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon ground cloves1 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon ginger -- granulated sugar Instructions Cream shortening and sugar. Add egg and molasses. Beat well. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Roll each in granulated sugar. Place on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with a few drops of water, just wet your hand and shake it over teh cookies. Bake at 375F for 10 to 12 minutes. Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Rochester’s Applehood and Motherpie (Rochester, New York, 1981).