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Molasses Crinkles Recipe

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

Michael Baker
Added: Thursday, September 17, 2009


3/4 c. shortening
1 c. brown sugar
1 egg, beaten
4 T. molasses
1/4 tsp. salt
2 1/4 c. flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
granulated sugar

Cream shortening. Gradually add sugar.
Blend in egg and molasses.
Sift flour with salt, baking soda, cloves, cinnamon and ginger.
Combine with shortening micture and mix well.
Chill 1 hour.
Shape 1 tsp. dough into ball and roll in granulated sugar (cookies will flatten as they cook).
Bake at 375 for 12 - 15 minutes.

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Number Of Servings:
3 dozen




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