Mom's Cry Baby Cookies
batch of spicy cookies with raisins, and walnuts. The big batch never
1 ccrisco or butter
1 cbrown sugar, firmly packed
3/4 cplus 2 tablespoons boiling water
3 tspbaking soda
5 call purpose flour
1/2 craisins, optional
1/2 cchopped walnuts, optional
How to Make Mom's Cry Baby Cookies
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheets. Set aside.
Throughly cream shortening and sugar. Add molasses, egg, salt, spices, and beat until blended.
Stir together water and soda and add to first mixture.
Stir in flour and raisins and nuts if using.
Drop from a teaspoon onto a greased baking sheet. Bake 350 degress for 10-15 minutes.
- These can be served plain or iced with a simple vanilla frosting.