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    Gingerbread Molasses Cookies

    Source of Recipe

    old fashion living

    Recipe Introduction

    I make these cookies year round and find that they are equally as good with eggnog in the winter as they are with ice cold pink lemonade in the summer.

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    List of Ingredients

    3/4 cup shortening
    1 cup sugar
    1 /4 cup molasses
    1 egg
    2 teaspoons baking soda
    2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
    1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
    1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
    1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1/2 teaspoon salt


    1. Melt shortening in a 3 - 4 quart sauce pan over low heat. Remove from
    heat and allow to cool.

    2. Add sugar, molasses and egg; beat well. Stir together flour, soda,
    cloves, ginger, cinnamon and salt; add to molasses mixture.

    3. Mix well and chill thoroughly

    4. Form into 1" balls, roll in granulated sugar and place on cookie sheets
    with parchment paper 2" apart and bake in 375 oven for 8 - 10 minutes.

    Makes approximately 4 dozen cookies.




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