Molasses Crinkle Cookies Recipe

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Molasses crinkle cookies

Janet Cardinal

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@Janet_Cardinal

These were my Moms favorite and everyones favorite. Always requested by family and friends.

Rating:
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Serves:
4 doz.
Prep:
1 Hr 30 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
soft shortening (crisco)
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1
egg
1/4 c
molasses
2 1/4 c
flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
cloves
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
ginger

Step-By-Step

1Cream shortening , brown sugar, egg and molasses thoroughly.
2Sift together dry ingredients and stir into creamed mixture.
Then chill for an hour.
3Heat oven to 375.
Roll chilled dough into 1 inch balls or larger for larger cookies. Dip tops into granulated sugar.
Place sugar side up on parchment paper lined or greased
cookie sheet.
4Sprinkle each cookie with few drops of water.
Bake 10-12 min or till just set NOT HARD.

Makes about 4 doz

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American