Grandma Hetland's Molasses Cookies

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shari wood

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These were some of my favorite cookies when I was a little girl. This recipe actually comes from my Grandma Hetland's mom. She came from the Egeland family. Very Norwegian.

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Ingredients

How to Make Grandma Hetland's Molasses Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Blend molasses, sugar and shortening. Add egg and spices. mix until combined then add flour.
  2. My grandmother did not give a measurement for flour. So I estimated. Her exact words, "put in enough flour to handle and make into balls. Keep the dough soft."
  3. Make into balls, press with a glass and sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 350* for 10 minutes.

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About Grandma Hetland's Molasses Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Swedish



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