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Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies

Ingredients
  Stone ground whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Elam's Stone Ground 100% Variety)
  Unbleached white flour with wheat germ 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Elam's)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soft shortening/Soft butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Combine and mix first 5 ingredients in bowl; reserve.
Beat shortening or butter until creamy.
Add brown sugar gradually; beat well after each addition.
Add egg and molasses; beat until smooth.
Blend in dry ingredients; mix well.
Chill dough 1-2 hours.
Shape dough into balls using a level Tbs. of dough for each.
Place balls 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake in slow oven (325°F.) until done, 15- 18 minutes.
Transfer to wire racks to cool.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie

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