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Chewy Chocolate Almond Molasses Cookies

Warm and gooey, nothing says welcome home from a hard day at school (or work) like cookies fresh from the oven. Pour some milk and relax!

Chewy Chocolate Almond Molasses Cookies

These cookies bring together rich dark chocolate and nutty toasted almonds.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chewy chocolate molasses cookies, Chocolate Cookies, Dessert, Desserts, molasses cookies
Servings: 36
Calories: 170kcal

Equipment

  • Parchment paper
  • Measuring Cups/Spoons Set
  • Glass Liquid Measuring Cups
  • Half-Sheet Pan
  • #40 Scoop

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ Sticks unsalted butter, softened (12 Tbsp.)
  • 1 ½ cups Packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup Molasses
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • 2 ½ cups All-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp. Ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp. Ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp. Kosher salt
  • 1 bag Milk chocolate chips, divided (11.5 oz.)
  • 1 cup Slivered almonds, toasted, divided

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Cream butter, brown sugar, and molasses with a mixer on medium speed until smooth, 5 minutes.
  • Combine eggs and vanilla; beat into creamed mixture in two additions until incorporated.
  • Whisk together flour, ginger, cinnamon, and salt; blend into butter mixture in three additions until combined.
  • Stir in 11⁄3 cups chocolate chips and 1⁄2 cup almonds. Scoop dough with #40 scoop (about 11⁄2 Tbsp.) onto prepared baking sheets. Bake cookies until edges are set and centers are no longer shiny, 12–14 minutes. Let cookies cool on baking sheet, 5 minutes, then transfer to a rack.
  • Melt remaining chocolate chips and drizzle over cooled cookies; chop remaining 1⁄2 cup almonds and sprinkle over the tops.

Notes

Per cookie, Calories: 170

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container


  • Amount Per ServingCalories170
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 8g 13%
    • Saturated Fat 4g 20%
  • Cholesterol 22mg 8%
  • Sodium 24mg 1%
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
    • Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
  • Protein 2g 4%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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    Written by Lisa Yarde

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