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Rochelle's Molasses Cookies


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Serves 3 dozen | Prep Time | Cook Time 10-12

Ingredients

1 cup sugar
3/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup molasses
1 egg
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons granulated sugar


Heat oven to 350°F.



In large bowl, beat sugar and shortening. Add molasses and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon. Sift in remaining ingredients except granulated sugar and mix thoroughly.



Shape dough by rounded tablespoonfuls into 1 1/2-inch balls. Dip tops into granulated sugar. On ungreased cookie sheet, place balls, sugared sides up, about 2 inches apart.



Bake 10 to 12 minutes or just until set and cookies appear dry. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.


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Notes

Rochelle's First Cookie Entry 1992

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