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Vegan Molasses Cookies


Traditional molasses cookies originated more than 200 years ago. Originally they were a small cake form of Gingerbread. While gingerbread dessert dessert - desc learn more... could also be made with sugar, little cookies were always cooked with molasses. The only spice that was used was ginger. But later chefs started adding cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon and other spices to make the cookies more fragrant.

 For making these cookies people used water, coffee or various kinds of milk. The recipe we are going to look today is vegan, so forget about dairy milk. Still, you can use almond milk, coconut milk or oat milk.

Ingredients for
сals/100 gr
2 cups
335 cals
0.5 cup
240 cals
Brown sugar
0.75 cup
375 cals
0.5 cup
110 cals
1 tsp
7 cals
1 tsp
0.5 tsp
0.5 tsp
0.5 tsp
11 cals
Baking soda
2.5 tsp
for decorating
370 cals
Total calories in the prepared dish
1448 cals
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  1. Start making these cookies by preheating oven to 350 F. Mix all the dry ingredients in a large bowl. You need to combine flour with baking soda and spices. For the cookies to be extra fragrant, use all the spices recommended: cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and nutmeg.
  2. Take another bowl. Mix melted vegan butter with a portion of molasses and brown sugar. Add vanilla to taste.
  3. Combine the wet and dry ingredients in a large bowl. When there is a smooth mass in it, wrap the bowl carefully and leave it for half an hour in the fridge.
  4. Knead the dough one more time and get down to forming cookies. Divide the dough into small balls and flatten each one. Dust it with sugar. If you like combination of sweetness and light salty flavor, top it with a small amount of sea salt as well.
  5. Transfer all the cookies to a baking tray, covered with parchment and bake them for 10 minutes. It's enough for the cookies to become soft inside with a crunchy top. They should be cracked, so, if you see all those cracks don’t be afraid that you've done something wrong.

 Serve the cookies immediately. You can serve the leftovers in a container in the fridge. Enjoy the process of cooking and the taste of these delicious molasses cookies. Bon Appetit!

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Comments (1)
smore traiolit
26.04.2020 08:19

superb post.Ne’er knew this, thankyou for letting me know.

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