Chocolate Molasses Cookies

  • Yield: 2 Dozen 1x


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 sticks cold butter, in pieces
  • 1 oz molasses


  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine flour, both sugars, baking soda, cornmeal, and cocoa powder. Add vanilla extract and butter. Then pour in molasses; mix until the dough comes together. Form dough into a log, wrap in plastic and refrigerate for at least an hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 325.
  3. Slice dough in 1/2 inch rounds; cut each round in half, roll into a ball and place on an ungreased cookie sheet, pressing lightly with the heel of your hand. Bake 8-10 minutes. Cool on the baking sheet.