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Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies

  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)

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.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2962 Calories from Fat 1026

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 115 g177.6%

Saturated Fat 27.6 g138%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 1812.5 mg75.5%

Total Carbohydrates 457 g152.3%

Dietary Fiber 28.1 g112.4%

Sugars 212.2 g

Protein 46 g92.4%

Vitamin A 5.3% Vitamin C 0.16%

Calcium 41.4% Iron 96.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies Recipe