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FILLED MOLASSES COOKIES Recipe

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This recipe for FILLED MOLASSES COOKIES, by , is from Calico Kids and Friends Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pamela Lundquist
Added: Thursday, November 1, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
CUP SHORTENING
1/2CUP BROWN SUGAR
1 EGG
CUP MOLASSES
CUP BUTTERMILK
3 CUPS FLOUR
1 TEASPOON BAKINGSODA
TEASPOON SALT
1 TEASPOON BAKING POWDER
1 TEASPOON CINNAMON
TEASPOON CLOVES
TEASPOON NUTMEG
CUP ORANGE MARMALADE
CUT UP DATES, CANDIED FRUIT OR RAISINS

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 375 degrees.
Mix shortening, sugar and egg thoroughly.
Stir in molasses and milk.
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Blend dry ingredients; stir in.
If dough is too soft to roll, chill.
Roll dough, 1/3 at a time, as thin as possible (1/16 thick) on floured board.
Cut in 2 rounds.
Place teaspoon marmalade on half the rounds.
Cover with remaining rounds.
Top each cookie with a piece of cut-up date or candied fruit or a raisin.
Place on lightly greased baking sheet.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 5 dozen 2 cookies.
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Bake 10 to 12 minutes

 

 

 

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