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Old Fashioned Syrup Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Old Fashioned Syrup Cookies, by , is from The BENOIT Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Laura Bahnsen
Added: Thursday, June 8, 2006


1/2 C shortening
1/2 C sugar
1 egg
1 C dark syrup
1 T lemon juice
3 1/2 C flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
3/4 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. ginger
2 tsp. soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/3 C boiling water

Cream shortening and sugar. Beat in egg then add syrup and
lemon juice blending well. Sift and mix dry ingredients and add to
sugar mixture. Add boiling water and mix well. Chill dough
throughly. Drop by teaspoonful on greased cookie sheet.
Sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 350 8-10 mins. Bake tablespoon
drops for 10-15 mins.




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