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Molasses Sugar Cookies

ID: 172   Cookies  
3/4 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg
2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 cup Brer Rabbit Molasses
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. ginger
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt

Melt shortening in 3 or 4 quart saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat; let cool. Add sugar, molasses and egg; beat well. Sift together flour, soda, cloves, ginger, cinnamon and salt; add to first mixture. Mix well; chill.

Form in 1 inch balls, roll in granulated sugar and place on greased cookie sheets 2 inch apart. Bake in moderately hot oven, 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes.

Submitted by:
Peggy Parker

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