Raisin Molasses Gem Cookies

Heather M. Baker

By
@librarylady40

These are one of my husbands favorite cookies. They are a nice soft cookie.


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Serves:

2 dozen

Ingredients

3/4 c
crisco shortening
1 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
dark molasses
1
egg
2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ginger
1 c
sun maid raisins

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350.
2
Cream together sugar and Crisco until fluffy. Add molasses and egg; beat until well blended.
3
Sift together flour and spices; gradually add to wet ingredients.
4
Gently fold in raisins.
Cover and refrigerate until chilled (about 1 hour)
5
Shape dough into walnut sized balls, roll in granulated sugar and place 2" apart on greased cookie sheet.
Bake for 10-12 mins. until browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies