Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies Recipe

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Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies

Albert Reynolds

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@Facestuffer

Momma made lots of cookies, &, these were some of our favorites. When we came home from school, we always knew when she made these cookies by the smell of molasses when we walked up on the porch.


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Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
shortening
3 1/2 c
sifted all purpose flour
2/3 c
sugar
1 c
molasses
1/2 c
buttermilk
2 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
ginger
1/2 tsp
cloves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream shortening & sugar together until light & fluffy.
2
Mix in molasses & buttermilk.
3
Add sifted dry ingredients.
Chill dough.
4
Roll out to about 1/8 inch thickness & cut in desired shapes with a floured cookie cutter.
5
Bake on an greased baking sheet at 375ยบ for 8 to 10 minutes.
(Baking time may vary with size of cookies)

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom