Joe Froggers

Joe Froggers Recipe

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Goldie Barnhart

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@LUVBKG

This is my great grandmothers recipe that has been handed down for generations. My grandmother use to own and run a restaurant in Sodus, NY. These were among the favorites of the customers.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Serves:
Makes 2 dozen
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1 c
molasses, dark
1 tsp
baking soda
2 tsp
coarse salt
1/4 c
dark rum
1 c
sugar
1/2 c
shortening
1/2 tsp
each, ground allspice, grated nutmeg
1 tsp
ground cloves
2 tsp
ground ginger
3 1/2 c
all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling

How to Make Joe Froggers

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large mixing bowl add 1 cup molasses, into which stir the 1 tsp. baking soda. Let it get foamy and light.
  • 2In a large bowl mix flour and salt and all the spices. Stir to combine well.
  • 3In mixing bowl with beater, blend shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add the molasses mixture and blend well. Start adding the flour alternately with the dark rum. Ending with flour. Scrape the sides of the bowl when necessary. The dough will be sticky. Chill overnight.
  • 4Preheat oven to 375ยบ. Line baking sheets with parchment paper or silpats.
    Remove dough from refrigerator and divide in two. Place one half on a floured
    surface. Roll out to 1/8 in. thick or thicker. Cut with a 4 inch round cookie or biscuit cutter. Transfer to a baking sheet.
  • 5Bake until tops of cookies begin to crack about 10 to 12 minutes.
    Transfer to cooling rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

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About Joe Froggers

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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