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Ingredients
  Lard 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Molasses 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sour cream 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  All purpose flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
  Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream lard and sugar together well.
Add molasses and cream, then eggs.
Sift dry ingredients together, and stir in.
Dough will be soft.
Chill in refrigerator overnight.
Use .1/2 the dough at a time.
Roll out lightly, 1/4 inch thick, on floured cloth.
Cut rounds 2 1/2-3 inches in diameter. Place on greased cookie sheets, and bake at 350°F. 15¬20 minutes.
These cookies are good warm, spread with butter or eaten with cheese.
Makes 4 dozen.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Party

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