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Molasses Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Molasses Cookies, by , is from The Lefa L. Seran SNF Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Wanda Nixon
Added: Wednesday, January 18, 2006


1 cup butter, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 eggs
1 cup dark molasses
1 tsp vanilla
4 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tbsp ground ginger
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp allspice
1 cup buttermilk

1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup butter
1/2 tsp vanilla
2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 tsp ginger
4 tsp milk
Sugar sprinkles (optional)

Cream butter and brown sugar. Beat in eggs, molasses and vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternating with buttermilk. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2" apart on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 for 7-9 minutes, or until set. Cool on rack.

Frosting: Combine all ingredients and spread on cooled cookies.




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