When I was growing up in New England, my mom used to make homemade baked beans from scratch several times a year. For those of you who have never had real New England baked beans, you start with a bag of dried beans, salt pork, brown sugar and lots of molasses. Every time my mom got out the jar of molasses, I was right there at her elbow with my spoon ready to grab a huge dollop for my mouth! Molasses reminds me of home…it reminds me of my grandparent’s house with their cookie jar full of molasses cookies and it reminds me of the holidays in New England. The holidays should be a time to make memories with your family and friends so I decided to share this very easy molasses cookie recipe with you all today. Hopefully it will bring back good holiday memories for you, too!
Mmmmm…molasses cookies! YUM!
I am a firm believer in the idea that your baked goods are only as good as the quality of the ingredients that you put into them. I always use real butter, organic eggs, and high quality spices. Don’t cut corners when making your holiday treats….egg substitutes and ‘butter like spread’ does NOT belong in holiday cookies! Instead, use the good stuff and stick to only one or two cookies instead of twelve! Your mouth will thank you for it!
I chose to use India Tree Sprinkles
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White Chocolate Dipped Chewy Molasses Cookies
recipe inspired by Cooking with Ruthie
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Diane is a professional blogger and nationally certified pharmacy technician at Good Pill Pharmacy. She earned her BS in Microbiology at the University of New Hampshire and has worked in cancer research, academics, and biotechnology. Concern over the growing incidence of human disease and the birth of her children led her to begin living a more natural life. She quickly realized that the information she was learning along the way could be beneficial to many others and started blogging and freelance writing to share this knowledge with others. Learn more about her HERE.