Nana’s Joe Froggers – Molasses Cookies
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INGREDIENTS
  • 5 C flour
  • 1 1/2 Tbls salt
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 3/4 C shortening
  • 1 C brown sugar
  • 1 C molasses
  • 1/2 C water
DIRECTIONS
  1. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, ginger, baking soda and cloves.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat together shortening & sugar.
  3. Add molasses & water.
  4. Mix in flour mixture.
  5. Chill dough
  6. Preheat oven to 375F
  7. Cut out 3 in round shapes (or use your favorite cookie cutters)
  8. Bake at 350F for 8 - 10 minutes
  9. Enjoy!
RECIPE BACKSTORY
I LOVED having these at Nana's house when I was a kid.