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
1/4 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


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

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Course/Dish: Cookies

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