spice cookies

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By malinda sargent
from ARLINGTON, TX

Got these from our neighbor when we lived in Florida. So good esp in winter!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 3 dozen
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For spice cookies

  • 3/4 c
    shortening, butter flavor
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/4 c
    dark molasses
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp
    clove, ground
  • 3/4 tsp
    ginger powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    nutmeg ( optional or pumpkin pie spice )
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How To Make spice cookies

  • 1
    Cream shortening, sugars together until creamy. add eggs and mix until thoroughly mixed, add molasses and mix well.
  • 2
    Incorporate dry ingredients and slowly mix into wet ingredients.
  • 3
    Form into walnut sized balls. Do either one of two options.
  • 4
    Either roll balls in white sugar or press bottom of glass in sugar then onto cookies (I opt for 2nd most of the time)
  • 5
    bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes.

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