AUNT LAHOMA'S MOLASSES COOKIES

 

  • Cooking Time: 8 to 10
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp. soda
  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 1/2 tsp. cloves
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Sugar to roll cookies in.

Directions

  • Melt shortening. Remove from heat and cool.
  • Add sugar, molasses, and the egg. Beat well. Sift together the flour, soda, spices, and salt. Add to the first mixture.
  • Mix well and chill.
  • Form one inch balls. Roll in sugar. Place on a greased cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F until browned.

Notes

As you felt the fall chill in the air, you could smell the wonderful aroma of these cookies baking at Aunt Lahoma's.

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