3/4 Cup butter or margarine
3/4 Cup Sugar
1/4 Cup Molasses
2 Cups sifted flour
2 Teaspoons soda
1/2 Teaspoon cloves
1/2 Teaspoon ginger
1 Teaspoon cinnamon
1 Package (6 oz) butterscotch morsels
3/4 Cup coarsely chopped peanuts
Melt margarine in large saucepan. Add sugar, molasses and egg mixing well. Sift flour, soda, cloves, ginger and cinnamon together. Add dry ingredients to molasses mixture, blending thoroughly. Blend in butterscotch morsels and peanuts. Shape mixture into balls about the size of walnuts. Place them about 1 1/2 inches apart on greased baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees 10 minutes or until golden brown. Makes 4 1/2 dozen.
These are self trimming cookies that are moist and chewy. We make dozens and freeze them before the holidays. They can then be taken out of the freezer as needed. Fresh homemade cookies are minutes away! This recipe came from a high school classmate, Sherry!