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Grandma's Ginger Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Verna Clapshaw Melville (1892-1979)
Added: Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c dark molasses (Grandma's)
1 c shortening
1/2 c hot coffee
2 tsp. soda dissolved in coffee
2 tsp. cinnamon
2 tsp. ginger
1 tsp. allspice
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
2 eggs, beaten
Flour to roll, about 5 cups

Directions:
Directions:
Blend shortening and molasses. Add beaten eggs then coffee and soda. Sift and add dry ingredients. Chill

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe ends rather abruptly. I am guessing once you have chilled the dough for 1-3 hours you would roll out and cut into shapes. I would bake at 375 starting with 7 minutes - just keep a good eye on them until you found what works best. ~Carolyn

 

 

 

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