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Maggie’s Molasses Crackles Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marla Warden
Added: Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
¾ C SHORTENING, 1 C SUGAR, 1 EGG, ¼ C MOLASSES,


2 C FLOUR,
2 tsp BAKING SODA,
1 tsp CINNAMON,
½ tsp CLOVES,
½ tsp GINGER,
½ tsp SALT

Directions:
Directions:
Cream together shortening and sugar. Add egg and molasses and mix well.

In a separate bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and salt. Add dry ingredients to wet mixture and stir in completely.

Chill and roll in sugar. Place on cookie sheet 2" apart. Bake for 8-10 minutes at 350º.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
36-48
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 mins
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Maggie Smith, Dallas' friend and roomie all through college, makes her family's Molasses Crackles every holiday season. One bite and you will be hooked for life. They just melt in your mouth and the flavor is one you will always remember.

 

 

 

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