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Adena Ginger Cookie (1795) from Helen Nixon Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joyce Flannery

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. sugar
4 tbsp. sorghum molasses
1 tsp. ginger
tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 egg
c. lard
1 tsp. baking soda
2 c. flour
sugar for rolling cookies in

Directions:
Directions:
Mix all together and let stand 20 minutes.
Add 2 c. flour.
Make into small balls.
Roll in granulated sugar
Bake at 350 10 minutes

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This cookie is one served at Adena, the first Govenor's Mansion at Chillicothe, Ohio.

 

 

 

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