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SUGAR AND SPICE COOKIES Recipe

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This recipe for SUGAR AND SPICE COOKIES, by , is from WITH LOVE FROM THE THROGMARTIN FAMILY KITCHEN, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
JO THROGMARTIN (MAMS)
Added: Thursday, July 10, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg
3/4 teaspoon ginger
1/4 cup molasses
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon cloves

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375F

1. Sift flour with soda and set aside.
2. In a large bowl cream sugar and shortening, then mix in egg and molasses.
3. Add the flour, salt, cinnamon ,cloves and mix thoroughly.
4. Form into balls and bake for 7- 10 minutes
5. Remove from oven and roll in powdered sugar.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was given to me by my very close friend, Ann
Hyer. Every year at Christmas time I would go visit her and her house was filled with the smell of these mouth watering cookies. Every time I bake these cookies I think of her and say a little prayer that she is my friend.

 

 

 

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