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  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dark molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Gold medal flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Allspice 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Mix well shortening and sugar.
Stir in molasses and water.
Measure flour by dipping method (p.5) or by sifting.
Stir dry ingredients together; blend into shortening mixture.
Chill dough several hours or overnight.
Heat oven to 375° (quick mod.).
Roll dough 1/4" thick on floured board.
Cut in 3" circles.
Sprinkle with sugar.
Place on well-greased baking sheet.
Bake 10 to 12 min.
Leave on baking sheet a few min before removing to prevent breaking.
Store in covered cooky jar.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4540 Calories from Fat 956

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 108 g166.8%

Saturated Fat 27.1 g135.4%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4293.7 mg178.9%

Total Carbohydrates 822 g274.1%

Dietary Fiber 14.6 g58.3%

Sugars 371.3 g

Protein 52 g104.2%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 2.1%

Calcium 178.8% Iron 319%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Joe Froggers Recipe