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Molasses Sugar Cookies


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  • 1 1/2 c shortening
  • 2 c sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 c molasses
  • 4 c flour
  • 4 t baking soda
  • 1/2 t salt
  • 1 t cinnamon
  • 1 t ginger
  • 1 t allspice(I subbed this for cloves)
  • extra sugar in a bowl


Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 60mins


Step 1

Cream shortening and sugar together until light and fluffy.
Add egg one at a time until incorporated.
Add molasses
In a med bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and allspice.
Add flour mix to the wet ingredients a little at a time.
Put into an airtight container and refrigerate for at least one hour.
Preheat oven to 375
Pour sugar into a shallow bowl and roll 1 inch sized balls of cookie dough into the sugar
Place on baking sheet 2 in apart and bake for 10 min.
Cookies will crinkle and crack as they cool. Enjoy


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