Sugar 'n Spice Cookies Recipe

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Sugar 'n Spice Cookies

Emily Smith-Haywood

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@ejeans7

I found this in a box of old family recipes - it was a gift from a Ms. Kurzawa to my grandmother, who apparently loved these cookies. When I made them, they even won over our resident ginger snap hater - he ate almost the whole batch!


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Ingredients

3/4 c
shortening
1 c
sugar
1 large
egg
3/4 tsp
ground cloves
1/4 c
molasses
2 c
flour
3/4 tsp
ginger
2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix shortening, sugar, eggs, and molasses.
2
Blend dry ingredients in a separate bowl, then stir into shortening mixture.
3
Form dough into 1 in. balls, then place about 2 in. apart on greased cookie sheets.
4
Bake @ 350 for 10-12 min.
5
Roll in powdered sugar while still warm. Makes approx. 5 doz.
6
An additional note from Ms. Kurzawa: "Save some to eat AFTER they're cool, too!"

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies