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Crisp Rolled Molasses Cookies

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Category: Desserts, Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Shortening
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 2 ts Ginger, ground
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 Egg; beaten
  • 1 ts Soda
  • 1 c Molasses, dark
  • 2 1/2 c Flour, all-purpose; divided


Cream shortening, sugar, ginger, and salt. Add egg; mix well.
Combine soda and molasses; stir well until frothy, and add to creamed
mixture. Add 2 cups flour; turn onto a floured board and add enough
of the remaining flour to make a dough that can be rolled.

Using a small amount of dough at a time, roll to 1/8" thickness; cut
with a floured 3" cutter. Place on greased baking sheets; bake at
375 degrees for 15 minutes. These cookies keep well in a covered

Typos by Nancy Coleman.

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