• Preparation Time 20 minutes + 1 hour refrigeration
  • Baking Time 12 minutes
  • Makes about 36 cookies
  • Freezing Excellent


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  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups Robin Hood® Original All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp clove
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup raisins
  • granulated or coarse sugar

Serving Size: about 36 cookies


Serving Size: about 36 cookies

  • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Cream butter and sugar in large mixer bowl using an electric mixer on medium speed until light and creamy in texture. Add molasses and egg. Beat until well blended.
  • Combine flour, baking soda, spices and salt in a small bowl. Gradually add to creamed mixture. Mix well. Stir in raisins. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for 1 hour. Shape dough into 1"(2.5cm) balls. Roll in sugar to coat well. Place on prepared baking sheets. Press with fork or bottom of glass dipped in sugar to flatten slightly.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 12 minutes, or until set.


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