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Molasses Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Light molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 6 Cup (96 tbs), sieved
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon powder 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger powder 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 2 , beaten
  Butter 2 Teaspoon (for greasing)
  Flour 2 Teaspoon (for dusting and rolling)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre heat an oven at 187.5 C (375 F).
2. In a medium sized bowl, combine flour with rest of the dry ingredients. Sieve together and keep aside.
3. Grease a baking tray with butter and keep aside.

MAKING
4. In a medium sized sauce pan, combine shortening, molasses, vinegtar and sugar and mix well.
5. Bring to boil and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes. Keep aside to cool.
6. To this cooled mixture, add eggs and mix well.
7. Add sieved flour and mix into dough. Cling wrap and refrigerate.
8. Place dough on a dusted surface and roll into 1/8 inch to ¼ inch thickness.
9. Using a floured round cookie cutter, shape cookies and place on baking tray.
10. Bake in pre heated oven for 8 to 10 minutes or till done.
11. Once baked, remove from oven and keep aside to cool. Makes 144 no-€™s.

SERVING
12. Place on a serving tray and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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