"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
This recipe for Molasses Cookies, by Gram, is from Osborn Family Favorites,
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2 cups flour ½ tsp salt 2 tsps soda ½ tsp cloves ½ tsp ginger 1 tsp cinnamon ¾ cup margarine 1-cup sugar 1 egg ¼ cup molasses
Cream together margarine and sugar; add egg. Mix well. Add molasses, mix again. Sift together remaining ingredients; add to margarine-sugar mixture. Roll dough into on-inch balls; roll each ball in sugar. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake in 350 degree oven 15 minutes or until brown.
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