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Soft Molasses Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Soft Molasses Cookies, by , is from The Anna Lamb Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Anna Lamb
Added: Wednesday, August 22, 2007


2 1/2 c flour
1 tsp soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp salt
2/3 c shortening, softened
1/2 c sugar
1 egg, beaten
1/2 c molasses
1/2 c sour milk
1 c raisins

Sift together dry ingredients. Put in large bowl, shortening, sugar, egg and molasses. Beat at medium speed and add sifted dry ingredients. Beat until well blended. Drop by teaspoon onto greased cookie sheet and bake for 12 minutes at 350 degrees.




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