Spice Cookies

malinda sargent


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


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3 dozen
15 Min
10 Min


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

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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Course/Dish: Cookies

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