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Filled Molasses Cookies Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/2 c. flour
1 t. soda
1 t. salt
2 t. cinnamon
1 1/2 t. ginger
2/3 c. shortening
3/4 c. sugar
3/4 c. molasses
1 egg

Filling:
1 1/2 c. raisins
1/2 c. nuts
1/2 c. sugar
1 T. flour
1/2 c. cold water

Directions:
Directions:
Melt shortening. Stir sugar and molasses into melted shortening. Cool. Beat in the egg. Gradually add dry ingredients. Chill about 2 hours. Roll out dough and cut. Put filling on, cover with another cookie. Pinch edges together with fork. Bake at 350* for about 9 minutes.

Filling:
Put raisins and nuts through grinder and add the remaining ingredients. Cook until thick.

 

 

 

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