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Grandma's Molasses Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Grandma's Molasses Cookies, by , is from The Robert S. Fouts Family and Friends Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

The Simmons Family
Added: Tuesday, January 27, 2009


3/4 cups Crisco (use the blocks!)
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 cup molasses
2 cups plain flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ginger
extra sugar to roll balls in

Combine all ingredients with a mixer. Chill dough for 1 hour. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and roll in sugar. Bake 2" apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 for about 9 minutes.
Bakes 3 to 4 dozen.




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