Clarion County Recipe of the Day: Coffee-Glazed Molasses Cookies
These awesome cookies are perfect for a mid-morning snack!
Coffee-Glazed Molasses Cookies
3/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup plus 1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup molasses
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
1-1/2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
~Preheat oven to 350°.
~In a large bowl, cream butter, brown sugar, and 1/2 cup granulated sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in molasses, egg, and vanilla.
~In another bowl, whisk flour, baking soda, spices, and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture.
~Shape dough into rounded tablespoonfuls; roll in remaining sugar. Place 2-inches apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake eight to 10 minutes or until edges begin to set. Cool on pans for five minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
~In a small bowl, mix confectioners’ sugar, cream, and coffee granules until blended; drizzle over cookies. Let stand until set.
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