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Monkey Face Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sherry Hall
Added: Monday, April 7, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup soft shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup molasses
1/2 cup sour milk
1 tsp. vinegar
2 1/2 cups sifted flour
1 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. ginger
3/4 tsp. cinnamon
Raisins

Directions:
Directions:
Mix: shortening, sugar and molasses
Stir in: milk and vinegar
Sift together: flour, soda, salt and spices and add to wet mixture.
Drop rounded teaspoonfuls 2 1/2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Place 3 raisins in center of dough. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes. (cookies will be soft). Cool 1 minute. Remove from cookie sheet. Sad little monkey faces look at you.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 dozen cookies
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is an old family favorite. Molasses is really good for you. They are soft and chewy.

 

 

 

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