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Old Fashion Sorghum Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Old Fashion Sorghum Cookies, by , is from Cooking with Mom, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sherri Ballinger
Added: Saturday, December 13, 2008


1/2 cup sugar
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
1 teaspoon soda
1/2 cup sorghum
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 egg
1 teaspoon ginger (optional)
1/3 cup sour milk or buttermilk
1/4 teaspoon cloves (optional)
3 cups sifted flour

Cream sugar and shortening. Add egg and sorghum; beat well. Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with thirds of the sour milk. Beat until smooth after each addition. Chill dough before rolling. On a well-floured surface, roll dough to 1/4 inch thickness and cut with a biscuit cutter. Place on a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 10 minutes.




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