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Molasses Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Aunt Vivian
Added: Monday, April 7, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
1 cup lard
2 eggs
2 cups molasses
A little salt
1 cup thick sour milk
3 1/2 tsp soda
2 tsp ginger
Flour to make soft dough

Directions:
Directions:
(Add 1 tbsp vinegar to sweet milk to make the sour milk) Just mix everything together, then add the flour. When it gets too stiff to stir, I turn it out and knead more flour into it. Cut Thick. I make balls and press with flour covered glass. Be sure to leave them thick. Bake 350. Sprinkle with sugar before baking or can be frosted. Makes 16 dozen large cookies.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16 dozen large cookies
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Vivian wrote that this recipe is over 100 years old and that these are real good soft cookies.

 

 

 

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