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Molasses Drop Cookies Recipe

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

Irene Moreland
Added: Friday, November 9, 2007


2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cups raisins
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
1/2 cup shortening
1 egg
3/4 cup molasses
1/2 cup sour milk with 2 teaspoons vinegar

Mix all ingredients well. Drop by teaspoon on greased cookie sheet. Bakt at 350 for 10-12 minutes. These cookies will be soft.




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