You are here: Home » Recipes » Molasses Pecan Cookies Molasses Pecan Cookies Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 3 to 4 dozen These easy cookies taste like you spent all day in the kitchen. PrintEmail Ingredients 1/2 cup butter or margarine3/4 cup sugar1 -- egg1/3 cup molasses1 1/2 cups plain flour1/2 teaspoon salt3/4 teaspoon soda3/4 cup chopped pecans Instructions Cream butter, sugar, molasses and egg until smooth. Combine dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture. Mix well. Stir in pecans and drop from spoon onto greased cookie sheet. Bake in 325F oven for 5 minutes, until golden brown. Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Charlotte’s Charlotte Cooks Again (The Junior League of Charlotte, Inc., Charlotte, North Carolina, 1981).