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Soft Molasses Cookies



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  • 1 cup melted lard
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp baking soda dissolved in 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 3 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 cups flour



Step 1

Mix molasses while lard is warm.
Add brown sugar, baking soda and water
When cool enough, add 1/4 cup flour, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and salt.

Mix well and stir in 4 cups flour.
Dough will be very soft. Cover or wrap in saran.
Chill over night in fridge or 2 hrs in deep freeze.
Using enough flour to keep from sticking roll to 1/4 inch thick and cut out with 3 inch cookie cutter.
Bake 375 for 6-7 minutes.

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