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Scrumdiddle-umptious Molasses Cookies Recipe

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

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jill Williams
Added: Monday, December 29, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 c. shortening
1 c. sugar
1/4 c. molasses
1 egg, slightly beaten
2 c. flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cloves
1 tsp ginger
2 tsp soda (scant)
1/2 tsp salt
sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Cream shortening, sugar, egg and molasses. Add dry ingredients. Mix until dough is soft and can be formed into balls. Roll balls in granulated sugar and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
about 4 dozen depending on how many little hands (and mouths) are helping
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
depends on amount of "help".
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are my favorite cookies. Kept in an airtight container, they last for quite a while, still tasting fresh and spicy. I always give them out for Christmas and invariably get requests for the recipe. Enjoy!

 

 

 

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