Rolled Molasses Wafers

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  • ½ cup Fancy Molasses
  • ¼ cup shortening
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup sifted pastry flour
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 egg, well beaten


  1. Heat molasses to boiling point, then add shortening, sugar and salt. Sift together flour and spices and add alternately with beaten egg to molasses mixture. Drop by teaspoon on a well-greased cookie sheet.
  2. Bake at 300°F for about 10 minutes. Cool 1 minute and curl around a greased wooden spoon handle. Cookies may be filled with Molasses Butter Frosting. (If cookies become too crisp to roll, heat a few minutes in oven.)
  3. For best results on this recipe, use Fancy Molasses. "Lite" molasses is not recommended.

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