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Molasses Sugar Cookies

April 9, 2017

Molasses Sugar Cookies

¾ cup shortening or butter
1 cup sugar
¼ cup molasses
1 egg
2 tsp baking soda
2 cups sifted flour
½ tsp cloves, optional
¼ tsp ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp salt

In large pan over low heat melt shortening; allow to cool.

Add sugar, molasses and egg; beat well. Sift together flour, soda and spices; add to molasses mixture. Mix well and chill over night.

Next day preheat oven 375 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets.

Form into one inch balls; roll in granulated sugar; place on prepared cookie sheet 2 inches apart, bake 8 to 10 minutes. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

Posted by The Deedol Collection….aka Granny’s Favorites Cookbooks


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