|Hot water||2 Tablespoon|
|Dark molasses||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Oil||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Warmed honey||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Whole wheat pastry flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Ground ginger||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cloves||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
In a large bowl, combine water, rum, soda, molasses, oil, and honey.
Mix flour, salt, and spices and add to the batter.
Chill the dough.
When ready to bake, preheat oven to 375° F.and grease two cookie sheets.
Drop five mounds of dough onto each cookie sheet, leaving 3 or 4 inches between each mound.
With the floured bottom of a glass, press each mound into a 4-inch circle about 1/4 inch thick.
Bake in preheated oven for about 10 minutes.