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Home Recipes: Nanny's Molasses Cookies

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Shortening
  • 1 c Granulated sugar
  • 1 c Fancy molasses
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Ginger
  • 1 ts Connamon
  • 1 ts Ground allspice
  • 1 ts Nutmet
  • 3 1/2 c All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c Milk


Cream together shortening with sugar. Mix in molasses, baking soda, salt,
ginger, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg. Mix in one-thrid of the flour; mix
in half of the milk. Repeat once. Mix in remaining flour. Form into ball.
Refrigerate dough for 4 hours.

On floured surface, roll out half of the dough to 1/4-inch thickness; cut
into 2-1/2 inch rounds. Repeat with remaining dough.

Transfer to greased baking sheets; bake in 350F 180C oven for 15 minutes or
until edges are golden brown. (Can be stored in airtight container for up
to 1 week.) Source: Canadian Living magazine [Jul 95] Originator: jude
billard, Grand Bruit, Newfoundland, Canada

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