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Molasses Sugar Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Frahn Gritten
Added: Saturday, August 23, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup Brer Rabbit molasses (green label)
1 egg
2 tsp baking soda
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp ginger
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt

Directions:
Directions:
Melt shortening in a 3-4 qt. saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat and let cool. Add sugar, molasses, and egg; beat well. Sift flour, soda, spices, and salt; add to first mixture. Mix well; chill. Form into one inch balls, roll in granulated sugar and place on greased cookie sheet two inches apart. Bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes. Do not over bake or they will be too crisp.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3-4 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe came from Grandma Hazel Gritten and is a favorite of my boys. She always rolled them out and made gingerbread men for our boys at Christmas time.

 

 

 

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