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Molasses Cookies (Strand Bakery Girl Scout Cookies) Recipe

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This recipe for Molasses Cookies (Strand Bakery Girl Scout Cookies), by , is from Aelred and Rita Wagner Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Edith Holmstrom
Added: Friday, June 9, 2006


1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs
1/3 cup dark molasses
1 teaspoon baking soda, dissolved in 1 tablespoon boiling water and allowed to cool.
Sift together:
3-1/2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ginger

Blend in order given. Chill, roll in walnut-sized balls, pressing each down with a glass dipped in sugar. Bake @ 375 for 7-10 minutes. Cool in rack and store in tight-lidded glass or tin container.




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