Molasses and Apple Jelly Cookies

Molasses and Apple Jelly Cookies

  • Preparation 45 min
  • Cooking 7 min
  • Makes 20 large and 15 small, approximately
  • Freezes Yes
  • Vegetarian
  • Nut-free

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Ingredients

    • 2 teaspoons (10 ml) baking soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) salt
    • 3 tablespoons (45 ml) boiling water
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) vegetable shortening, softened
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) unsalted butter, softened
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) sugar
    • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) vanilla extract
    • 1 egg
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) molasses
    • 3 1/2 cups (875 ml) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1 cup (250 ml) apple jelly, at room temperature

Preparation

  • Assembly

Note from Ricardo

Freshly made cookies are slightly crispy, but freezing makes them soft and tender.

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