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Monkey-Faced Cookies

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Shortening; plus:
  • 2 tb Shortening
  • 2 1/2 c Sifted flour
  • 1 ts Soda
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Ginger
  • 1/2 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/2 c Molasses
  • 1/2 c Rich sour milk
  • 1 ts Vinegar


Cream together shortening and brown sugar.

Sift together flour, soda, salt, ginger and cinnamon. Add alternately with
molasses mixed with sour milk. Blend in vinegar.

Drop by tsp. on greased baking sheet. Place 3 raisins or bits of citron on
each for eyes and mouth. Bake 10 to 15 minutes in moderate oven (350
degrees F). About 3 dozen.

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