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Molasses Crackles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carrie Query
Added: Monday, December 3, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 2/3 c. all-purpose flour; 1 1/4 tsp. baking powder; 1 tsp. ground ginger; 1/4 tsp baking soda; 2 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon; 3/4 tsp. ground cloves; 1/8 tsp. salt; 1/2 c. dark molasses; 7 tbsp. vegetable oil; 2 1/2 tbsp. dark corn syrup; 1/4 tsp grated orange rind; 1 1/3 c. sifted powdered sugar, divided; 1 egg; Vegetable Cooking Spray

Directions:
Directions:
Combine first 7 ingredients in a bowl; stir well, and set aside. Combine molasses, oil, corn syrup, and orange rind in a large bowl; beat at medium speed of a mixer until blended. Add 1 c. powdered sugar and egg; beat until well-blended. Stir in the flour mixture. Cover and freeze 1 hour. Preheat oven to 375. Coat hands lightly with cooking spray, and shape dough into 48 (1-inch) balls. Roll balls in remaining powdered sugar, and place 2 inches apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375 for 8 minutes. Let cool 2 min. or until firm. Remove cookies from pans, and let cool on wire racks.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 dozen

 

 

 

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