Ginger Molasses Cookies

These cookies are a variation on ginger snap cookies, made with natural sugars and a combination of delicious spices. Molasses adds a delectable sweetness to the cookies and a punch of potassium and magnesium. 

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4.5 oz butter (vegan butter optional)
3/4 cup coconut palm sugar
1/2 cup molasses
1 tbsp cold water
2 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
pinch salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp ground cloves

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 

Combine butter and sugar until creamy.

Add molasses and water and mix on a low speed until combined. 

Add dry ingredients and mix on a low speed until combined. 

Make balls with an ice cream scoop, 3.45 oz for each ball. 

Roll in additional coconut palm sugar.

Bake for 5-10 minutes. 

Makes 9 cookies.