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Soft Molasses Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Soft Molasses Cookies, by , is from Family Affair Too! , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Daisy Southwick Jones (1875-1965)
Added: Monday, September 3, 2007


1 c Shortening
1 c Sugar
1 c Molasses
1 c Coffee
1 Egg
1 t Cinnamon
1/2 t Cloves
1/2 t Nutmeg
3 - 4 1/2 c Flour
1 t Baking Soda
2 t Baking Powder
1 t Salt

Mix. Roll out on floured surface and cut into shapes. Grandma always decorated them with raisins.

Bake 400 for 10 minutes.




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