• Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cooking Time: 12 mins
  • Serves: 30

Simple Spice Cookies

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 Ingredients List

  • 6 tablespoons shortening
  • 6 tablespoons margarine
  • 1 cup granulated no calorie sweetener (or sugar)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/ 4 cup molasses
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (sifted)
  • 3/ 4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon ground cloves


Preheat oven to 350F.
In a large bowl using an electric mixer, mix together the shortening, egg, molasses and sweetener. Mix until thoroughly combined.
In a separate bowl sift the flour and spices together. then mix the flour mixture into the shortening mix to form cookie dough.
Using about a heaping tablespoon at a time form the dough into balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are done.
Cool on a cooling rack
Makes 15 to 30 depending on the size cookies you make.

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