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cry baby cookies

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

This interesting recipe came from a recent Internet search. I think the name is hilarious and for some reason it makes me think of Johnny Depp! Enjoy! Recipe: Photos are mine

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cry baby cookies

  • 1/2 c
    butter flavor shortening
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    boiling water
  • 1
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 1/2 c
    all purpose flour

How To Make cry baby cookies

  • 1
    In a large bowl, thoroughly combine the shortening and sugar. Add molasses, egg, salt, and spices; beat well until blended.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, stir together the boiling water and soda and add to the first mixture.
  • 3
    Stir in the flour and mix well. Drop from spoon onto a greased baking sheet. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 10-15 minutes. Cool on wire rack.