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Flory’s Aunt Sally Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol Hacmac

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cookies:

1 c shortening
1 c sugar
1 c molasses
1 c sour milk
5 c flour
4 tsp soda
2 tsp cinnamon
3 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp nutmeg


Frosting
1 pkg unflavored gelatin
3/4 c water
3/4 c granulated sugar
3/4 plus 1/2 c powdered sugar.
3/4 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Cookies:
Cream first four ingredients. Sift together dry ingredients and add to creamed mixture. Mix and Chill. Roll 1 /4 inch thick and cut into oval shapes. A SPAM gives the signature Aunt Sally shape. Bake at 350º for 8 to 10 minutes (do not overbake).

Frosting:

Sprinkle gelatin in water. Add granulated sugar. In saucepan, boil 10 minutes. Remove from heat and add 3/4 cup powdered sugar. Beat at high speed until it thickens, about 5 minutes. Add vanilla and another 1/ 2 cup powdered sugar. Frost generously and let stand until dry.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My mom would make these and send with me to school. They were so much better than the store-bought ones!

 

 

 

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