This recipe for Molasses Cookies, by Laurel Witvoet, is from The Clausing Family Cookbook,
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1 1/2 cups shortening 4 c. flour 2 c. sugar 1 tsp. ginger 1/2 c. molasses 1 tsp. cloves 2 eggs 2 tsp. cinnamon 4 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt
Melt shortening and let cool. Add sugar, eggs and molasses, beat well. Add dry ingredients, mix and chill. Roll in one inch balls and then roll in sugar. Place on greased cookie sheet. Bake @ 375º for 10 minutes.
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