Molasse tender cookies with maple sugar

A classic recipe from Quebec's cuisine of the old days reinvented by La Ferme Martinette Gourmet Maple Farm. So tender and delicious!


• 2 1/ 2 cups all-purpose flour
• 1 1/ 2 c . Tea with baking soda
• 1/4 cup butter
• 1 c . tablespoons vegetable shortening
• 1/2 cup brown sugar or pure maple
• 1 egg
• 1/2 cup molasses
• 1/4 cup black tea infused for 5 min ( liquid only)
• 1/4 cup pure maple sugar La Ferme Martinette to top

- Preheat oven to 170C (350 F)
- Butter a baking sheet or cover with parchment paper
- Sift the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
- In another bowl , cream the butter, shortening , sugar , eggs and molasses and stir in the cooled tea. Mix well .
- Stir in the flour mixture with the liquid ingredients .
- Put by spoon the mixture onto the baking sheet .
- Sprinkle with pure maple sugar and bake for 15 minutes.

Makes 24 cookies .