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Giant Spice Cookies

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Makes

10 cookies

I heard this cookie recipe over the radio about 1950—shortly after my husband and I married. The big spicy treats are so nice and chewy, they remain my favorite to this day. —Sandy Pyeatt, Tacoma, Washington
Giant Spice Cookies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1 package spice cake mix (regular size)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 6 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cake mix, ginger and baking soda. Stir in water, molasses and vanilla and mix well. Roll into 10 balls.
  2. Place 3 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Flatten slightly with a glass coated with cooking spray.
  3. Bake at 375° for 13-15 minutes or until surface cracks and cookies are firm. Remove to wire racks to cool.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 248 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 429mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (28g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

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