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Molasses Sand Tarts Recipe

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  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 45 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 14 dozen cookies
  • Try this cinnamon and molasses cookie for dessert.


  • 4 cup enriched flour (sifted)
  • 1 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 1/3 cup butter or margarine
  • 2/3 cup Original Molasses
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  1. Sift together flour and sugar.
  2. Cut in butter or margarine with fingers or pastry blender to resemble coarse meal. Combine molasses and eggs; stir into flour-butter mixture.
  3. Chill dough overnight or until ready to bake.
  4. Roll dough 1/16-inch thick on board dusted with confectioners’ sugar. Shape with cookie cutters. Place on greased baking sheets.
  5. Mix sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle lightly over unbaked cookies. Bake at 400 degrees 6 to 7 minutes or until edges have lightly browned.
  6. Cool. Store in tightly closed tin box.