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Aunt Minerva's Ginger cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brooke Borrowman (recipe of Dora Dolbeare)

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Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 C. Molasses
2 1/2 C. flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
3 T. Lard or shortening
1 T. ginger
5 T. boiling water in which 1 tsp. of baking soda has been dissolved

Directions:
Directions:
Heat molasses and lard/shortening together, then stir in baking soda water. Let foam up well, then stir in flour. Mix and roll out soft as can be handled. Bake in rather a quick oven. Watch to keep from burning. Add more flour if needed.

Quick oven would be

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
From 1939 El Dara, IL Christian Church cookbook.

 

 

 

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