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Auntie Linda’s Ginger Cookies Recipe

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Linda Rolek


¾ c. shortening
1 c. sugar
¼ c. molasses
1 egg
2 c. flour
¼ tsp salt
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp cloves
1 tsp ginger

Cream shortening and sugar in a bowl
Then, beat in the molasses and egg
In a separate bowl, sift together flour, salt, baking soda, cloves, and ginger
Combine wet and dry ingredients together
Roll cookie dough into balls and roll into sugar
Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandpa and Nick always love Auntie Linda’s ginger cookies. Auntie Jeannie also has a molasses cookie recipe that is beloved by all: Her recipe has frosting and sprinkles. If you’d like, I’m sure she would be more than happy to share it with you.




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