Sunday, June 30, 2019

Lassy Mogs

Hailing from Newfoundland. Lassy comes from the word molasses, and mog, which is small low rising cake.

makes 30 cookies

2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoons salt
1/2 cups butter, softened
3/4 cups packed brown sugar
1/4 cups molasses
1 egg
1 cup toasted pecans
1/2 cup chopped dates
1/2 cup raisins

Preheat the oven to 350F. Sift flour, spices, baking soda, baking powder, and salt together. Set aside. Cream butter with brown sugar. Mix in molasses and egg. Mix in the dry ingredient until just incorporated. Stir in pecans, dates, and raisins. Cover and refrigerate dough 1 hour. Form dough in to golf ball-sized balls and place on baking sheet 2 inches apart. Press down and flatten balls. Bake 12-12 minutes or until slightly brown along the edges, but not on top. Cookies will be soft and appear slightly underdone.