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Old Fashioned Sorghum Cookies

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cookie Recipe, Sorghum, Sorghum Cookies


  • 8 tablespoons butter (1 stick), melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sorghum can substitute mollassas
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin spice or substitute 1 tsp ginger and 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • sugar for rolling cookies


  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Prepare your cookie sheet by either spraying with cooking spray or line with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and sorghum. Add the spices, baking soda, and salt until combined. Add the flour and mix well.
  • Shape into 2-inch balls and roll in the sugar. Place 2 1/2 inches apart on the cookie sheets. Press the cookies down with a fork in opposite directions (like a peanut butter cookie). Bake for 12 minutes or until the tops are cracked. Remove to wire racks to cool.