butter and sugar until light and u y, 5 to 7 minutes. Beat in the egg until incorporated, then pour in the molasses. Add the flour mixture and mix on low speed until just combined. 4. Roll generous tablespoons of the dough between your palms and place them 1Â˝ inches apart on the parchment-lined baking sheet. Press a walnut half or almond into each one. Bake until browned around the edges and dry on top, about 15 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Repeat with the rest of the dough.