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Soft Molasses Cookies Recipe

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

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Edith Cooper Whitaker 1943
Added: Monday, September 1, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup molasses
3/4 cup evaporated milk
3/4 tablespoon vinegar
1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375F. Stir together flour and baking soda, salt and spices.
Combine milk and vinegar.

Cream shortening and sugar thoroughly; add egg and molasses. Beat well.

Add the evaporated milk and vinegar alternately with the dry ingredients. Mix well.

Drop from spoon onto greased baking sheet leaving 3/4 inch between them.

Bake at 375F until slightly brown on edges or about 10 minutes, depending on size of cookies; watch carefully to avoid over baking.

Remove with a spatula to cool on wire rack.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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