Virginia's Molasses Cookies- Recipe 100 Years Old
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shortening, i use 1 stick margarine and 1/2 stick butter
Cream shortening and sugar. Add molasses; blend well.
Add egg and beat until smooth. Sift together flour, soda, salt and spices and mix together with wet ingredients.
Form into 1" balls; roll in sugar.
Flatten slightly with the bottom of a juice glass dipped in sugar. Place 2" apart on well greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes. (Watch first batch closely as my oven runs a little hot.) Remove immediately and cool on toweling or wire racks.
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Last Updated: Tue, Nov 8, 2016