Raisin Molasses Gem Cookies

1
Heather M. Baker

By
@librarylady40

These are one of my husbands favorite cookies. They are a nice soft cookie.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
2 dozen

Ingredients

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3/4 c
crisco shortening
1 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
dark molasses
1
egg
2 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ginger
1 c
sun maid raisins

How to Make Raisin Molasses Gem Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350.
  • 2Cream together sugar and Crisco until fluffy. Add molasses and egg; beat until well blended.
  • 3Sift together flour and spices; gradually add to wet ingredients.
  • 4Gently fold in raisins.
    Cover and refrigerate until chilled (about 1 hour)
  • 5Shape dough into walnut sized balls, roll in granulated sugar and place 2" apart on greased cookie sheet.
    Bake for 10-12 mins. until browned.

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About Raisin Molasses Gem Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies




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