Molasses Sugar Recipe
|Occasion||Chirstmas, Birthday Party|
Molasses sugar is a dark brown, almost black, moist granular sugar. It can be used interchangeably with Muscovado sugar, but molasses sugar has a stronger taste as compared to Muscovado. It's distinctive molasses taste is due to its high content of molasses. Nutrively, it has high iron contents . Molasses sugar is often used in chutneys, pickles, and marinades, as well as in Christmas cakes.
- 1 Melt the Shortening in a large pan on the stove, and cool.
- 2 Add Sugar, Egg, and Molasses, beat well.
- 3 In a separate bowl, sift dry ingredients together and add to the pan. Mix well and chill 3 hours or overnight.
- 4 Form into walnut-size balls. Roll in granulated Sugar. Place on greased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart.
- 5 Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 8-10 minutes.
- 6 Store in an airtight container to keep from getting overly crisp. If they do lose their softness, an easy way to restore it is to place one slice of fresh Bread in the container with the cookies for a couple of hours or overnight and they will be soft again!