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Soft N Chewy Molasses Cookie Recipe

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This recipe for Soft N Chewy Molasses Cookie, by , is from The Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Linda Meyer
Added: Saturday, July 26, 2008


1 c. shortening
3 c. sugar
4 eggs
1 1/3 c. molasses
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. ginger
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cloves
4 tsp. soda
6 tsp. baking powder
6 1/2 to 7 c. four

1. Cream sugar and shortening, beat in eggs and molasses.

2. Put salt and spices with 4 c. flour in sifter and beat in. Continue adding rest of flour.

3. Place on cookie sheet in large walnut size drops.Use bottom of a glass dipped in sugar and flatten. Bake 350 for 8 min.




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