“From the Magnolia Bakery.”
READY IN:
57mins
YIELD:
2 1/2 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the first 5 ingredients; set aside.
  3. In a larger bowl, beat together the oil and sugar for 2-3 minutes (use an electric mixer on medium speed).
  4. Add in the egg and molasses; beat well.
  5. Add in the dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  6. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet, leaving several inches between for expansion.
  7. Sprinkle lightly w/ sugar.
  8. Bake for 12 minutes; cool cookies on cookie sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. To make the icing: combine the sugar, shortening, and water in a bowl; beat until smooth and creamy; cover until ready to use.
  10. When the cookies are completely cooled, spread a very thin layer of icing on each cookie; let the icing set before stacking the cookies or they will stick together.

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