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Molasses Cookies

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Category: Christmas, Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 c Shortening
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1/4 c Dark molasses
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 ts Baking soda
  • 2 c Sifted flour
  • 1/2 ts Ground cloves
  • 1/4 ts Ground ginger
  • 1 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Salt


Preheat oven to 375. Melt shortening in a pan over low heat. Remove from
heat and allow to cool. Add sugar, molasses, and egg; beat well. Sift
together flour, baking soda, cloves, ginger, cinnamon, and salt. Add to the
first mixture; mix well. Chill dough, then form into 1-inch balls. Roll in
sugar. Place on greased cookie sheet and bake for 8 to 10 minutes.

NOTES : Exchanged by Norma Bates at my 1st annual Christmas Cookie Exchange
on 12-3-97

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