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Spice Cookies

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Ingredients
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine / shortening 3 Tablespoon
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  Sifted flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Powdered cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Powdered cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Powdered nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Heat the molasses to the boiling point. Remove from the heat. Add the sugar, butter, margarine or shortening and the milk; mix well and let cool.
2. Sift the flour, baking soda, salt and spices-together and add to the cooled molasses mixture; mix thoroughly. Cover the dough with waxed paper and let it chill in the refrigerator 1 hour or more.
3. When ready to bake, start oven, set at Moderate, 375° F. Rub cookie sheets with margarine or shortening.
4. Roll out dough 1/8-inch thick on a lightly floured board; cut in desired shapes. Place cookies on cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until delicately browned.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes

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