Molasses Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup light molasses
  • 2-1/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger


Directions:

  1. Mix together shortening, sugar, egg and molasses. Sift together flour, soda, salt, cloves, cinnamon, and ginger. Stir into shortening mixture. 
  2. Roll into balls the size of a large walnut. Dip each top in sugar. 
  3. Space about 3 inches apart. Bake 10 to 12 minutes at 375 degrees.


Recipe from the kitchen of Eva Chamberlin.

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