Gramma Vi's Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies

Gramma Vi's Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies

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Rebecca Stosser


My husband's Mom always made these cookies when he was growing up. When we got married I learned how and boy do they go fast!!! They are soooooo yummy!


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  • 3/4 c
    shortening (whatever you want to use)
  • 1 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp

How to Make Gramma Vi's Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies


  1. Melt shortening in a 3 or 4 qt. saucepan over low heat. Let cool.
  2. Add sugar, molasses, & egg. Beat well
  3. Sift together flour, soda, cloves, ginger, cinnamon, and salt. Add to first mixture. Mix well & chill.
  4. Make 1 inch balls roll in sugar and place on greased cookie sheet. (I have made the balls twice that size and flattened slightly with a fork also.)

    Bake@ 350 X 8-10 minutes. You will learn when they are done to your own liking as you make them!!

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About Gramma Vi's Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies Other Snacks
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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