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Fall Recipe Feature: Chewy Pumpkin Spice & Molasses Cookies

Fall Recipe Feature: Chewy Pumpkin Spice & Molasses Cookies

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, this time of year brings out the baker in many of us cooking enthusiasts. Our Portola Hotel & Spa, Pastry Chef Marcos, is sharing one of his favorite recipes of the Fall Season! Highlighting, sugar, spice and everything nice, Chef’s Chewy Pumpkin Spice and Molasses Cookies will quickly become a family favorite!

Mauricio, Marcos & Arturo

Chewy Pumpkin Spice & Molasses Cookies

Yield: 2 dozen cookies
1/2 LB butter
3 C sugar
2 eggs
1 TBSP white vinegar
3/4 C molasses
3 1/3 C flour
1 TBSP baking soda
1 TBSP pumpkin spice

1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
2. Beat together butter and sugar until fluffy, add eggs and mix well.
3. Add molasses and vinegar, and blend until everything is combined. In a separate bowl, sift and combine flour and baking soda, then add pumpkin pie spice.
4. Stir in flour mixture (in small amounts at a time) to the wet mixture until combined.
5. Using  a two-ounce cookie scoop to drop balls onto prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle lightly with sugar. Bake at 325° for 9-10 minutes.

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