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Molasses Cookies Recipe

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Added: Sunday, October 18, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cup melted shortening
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup molasses
2 eggs
4 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cloves
2 tsp. cinnamon
4 cups flour
1 tsp. ginger
1 tsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
In mixing bowl combine shortening, sugar, molasses and eggs. Beat well. Mix in the remaining ingredients and chill until firm - 30 - 60 minutes. Roll into balls. Shake in bag of sugar. Bake at 375 for 8 - 10 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If available, use the large decorative clear sugar crystals in the last step - they make the cookies prettier than just regular sugar.

 

 

 

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