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Molasses Filled Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jean Merritt

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 c soft shortening
1/3 c sugar
1 egg
2/3 c molasses
2 3/4 c flour
3 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 c mince meat

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shortening with sugar, add egg & molasses, beat well. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt, ginger, cinnamon. Add flour mixture, beat well. Wrap in waxed paper & chill. Roll out 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured board. Cut dough with round cookie cutter about 2 inches in diameter. On bottom part of cookie, place about 1 tsp of filling with a little of the liquid portion. Slash top to about 1/2 inch from sides. Pull back & place over bottom part and filling. Bake at 375 10 min

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1.5 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Jean Roselene Marcell Merritt (1908 - 2001)
Married September 1929 to Rev. Walter Peter Merritt (1907 - 1990), Pastor of Harrisville Holiness Church

 

 

 

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