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Snappy Molasses Crinkles


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Serves Makes 4 dozen | Prep Time | Cook Time 10-12 minutes

Ingredients

2 1/4 cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup molasses
1 large egg
Granulated sugar


On a sheet of waxed paper, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and 1/8 tsp salt.


Set aside


In a large bowl, using a wooden spoon, beat the brown sugar with the shortening, molasses, and egg until well blended.


Stir in the flour mixture


Cover and refrigerate for one hour


Preheat the oven to 375 F


Shape the dough into balls about 1 inch in diameter


Roll in the granulated sugar


Place 3 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets


Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the tops have cracked


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Notes

I clipped this recipe from a magazine right after I was married 35 years ago.

This is a very tasty cookie

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