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Soft Molasses Jumbles

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Makes

4 dozen

These old-fashioned cookies are given a new twist with raisins and chocolate chips.—Margaret Adamson, Gaithersburg, Maryland
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Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Combine molasses and buttermilk. Combine the dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture alternately with molasses mixture, beating well after each addition. Stir in raisins and chocolate chips.
  2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until set. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

2 each: 157 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 140mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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