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This recipe for GINGER MEN, by , is from Grandmother Kathryn's Baking Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Judith Beck


⅔ cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 beaten egg
cup light molasses
2 cups flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp cloves

Preheat oven to 350
Greased cookie sheet

Thoroughly cream shortening and sugar.
Add egg and molasses and beat well
Add sifted dry ingredients and mix thoroughly.

Roll dough out to ⅛" thick on lightly floured surface
Cut with floured cookie cutter and place on cookie sheet

Bake about 10 minutes

Kathryn states " I find they roll easily, but many times I just drop small balls and flatten them with a sugared glass.

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6 dozen




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