Boston Cream Cookies Recipe

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Boston Cream Cookies Recipe

In our hometown bakery, they made the best-frosted molasses soft cookies. I loved them! Well, I wanted to try to make some of my own. A relative brought these to a family gathering. These cookies are so similar to the bakery cookies. I asked her for the recipe.

How To Make Boston Cream Cookies

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This cookie recipe is sweet and goes well with a hot beverage.

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 35 mins
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  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. cloves
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. ginger
  • 1 tsp. soda
  • 1 tsp. vinegar
  • 2 ⅛ cups flour


  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


  1. Cream shortening and sugar.
  2. Add egg and beat well.
  3. Add molasses and beat.
  4. Add buttermilk and beat.
  5. In a cup, add soda to vinegar and mix into batter.
  6. Add sifted dry ingredients.
  7. Drop on cookie sheet by spoonfuls.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.


  1. Bring butter and cream to boil and add powdered sugar.
  2. I don't double this recipe because of all the spice.
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