Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies

1
Deb Justus

By
@AHappyCooker

One of my favorite cookies from my childhood. I can remember my Grandma making these. This isn't the exact recipes she made...but it sure is close. A wonderful, wonderful food memory.

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Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 c
    vegetable shortening
  • 2 c
    eggs
  • 1 c
    dark molasses
  • 1/2 c
    boiling water
  • 1 tsp
    soda
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    ginger
  • 6-7 c
    flour

How to Make Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream sugar and shortening
  2. Add eggs one at a time
  3. Add molasses, cinnamon, soda, ginger and salt.
  4. Add flour and water alternately. Cool for 30 min.
  5. Roll into balls. Press down.
  6. Bake 375 degrees. 9-11 minutes

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About Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies

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




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