Soft Molasses Cookies

Recipe: Soft Molasses Cookies

Ingredients

  • 6 cups flour
  • 2 eggs, unbeaten
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 cup shortening
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 1/3 tsp nutmeg
  • 4 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk

Instructions

  1. Cream together shortening and sugar
  2. Add eggs, molasses, buttermilk with soda in it
  3. Then sift together dry ingredients and add
  4. Mix and chill overnight
  5. Roll on pastry cloth so they don’t have too much flour underneath to 1/4 inch thickness
  6. Sprinkle with sugar and cut out
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes

From the kitchen of Beverly Ullrich, Lake Crystal, MN

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