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Drop Ginger Cookies Recipe

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

Lavena Honabarger
Added: Thursday, July 3, 2008


1 c. baking molasses
1 c. brown sugar
1 c. shortening
1 c. warm water
2 eggs
1/2 t. cream of tartar
1/2 t. cinnamon
1/2 t. ginger
1/2 t. salt
2 t. soda
5-6 c. flour

Cream together molasses, sugar, and shortening. Add warm water and eggs. Add 1 cup flour and other dry ingredients. Stir together. Add additional flour to form stiff dough. Drop by teaspoon onto greased (or parchment lined) cookie sheet. Bake at 350.




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