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Ginger Molasses Cookies Recipe

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4 1/2 c. unbleached flour
4 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon
4 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp salt
2 3/4 c. brown sugar
3/4 c. butter
3/4 c. shortening
3 eggs
1/2 c. molasses
granulated sugar

Preheat oven to 375 F.

Sift flour with soda, spices, and salt.
Cream sugar, butter, and shortening until light and fluffy.
Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each.
Beat in molasses.
Stir in sifted ingredients.
Drop by rounded tablespoons into a bowl of granulated sugar.
Place on greased baking sheet, sugar-side up, about 2 inches apart.
Bake in pre-heated 375 oven for about 15 minutes.
Cool on racks.

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50 large cookies




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