Gramma Vi's Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies

Gramma Vi's Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies Recipe

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Rebecca Stosser

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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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Ingredients

3/4 c
shortening (whatever you want to use)
1 c
sugar
1/4 c
molasses
1
egg
2 tsp
baking soda
2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
cloves
1/2 tsp
ginger
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
salt

How to Make Gramma Vi's Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Melt shortening in a 3 or 4 qt. saucepan over low heat. Let cool.
  • 2Add sugar, molasses, & egg. Beat well
  • 3Sift together flour, soda, cloves, ginger, cinnamon, and salt. Add to first mixture. Mix well & chill.
  • 4Make 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