Raspberry Molasses Cookies
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  • ½ c. sugar
  • ½ c. butter or shortening
  • ¾ c. molasses
  • ½ c. buttermilk
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • ¾ tsp. cinnamon
  • 2-1/2 c. flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • Topping:
  • raspberry jam (approx. ¾ c., variable)
  • sugar (approx ¼ c., variable)
  1. Blend well all ingredients except jam and additional sugar. Dough will be quite sticky.
  2. Chill dough for 1-2 hours (or overnight).
  3. Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Roll to ⅓ inch thick on floured surface and cut into circles. (If you work quickly, dough can also be rolled into 1 to 1-1/2 inch balls and gently flattened with your palm.) Place on parchment-lined baking sheet.
  4. Spoon on approx. ½ tsp. raspberry jam to center of cookie. Sprinkle liberally with additional sugar.
  5. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Cool thoroughly before serving for best flavor. Recipe yields 3 dozen cookies.
Recipe by Happy Hour Projects at https://happyhourprojects.com/raspberry-molasses-cookies/