|Unsifted all purpose flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Dark molasses||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Buttermilk/Sour milk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Combine flour, soda, spices and salt.
Cream butter or margarine until fluffy, and add sugar gradually, continuing to cream.
Add egg, and beat well.
Stir in molasses.
Add sifted dry ingredients alternately with buttermilk, a little at a time, incorporating thoroughly after each addition.
Place bowl of batter in refrigerator 1-2 hours to firm dough.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased sheets.
Bake in 375°F oven 8-10 minutes.
Makes about 6 dozen cookies.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3649 Calories from Fat 894
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 102 g156.5%
Saturated Fat 59.9 g299.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 453.4 mg151.1%
Sodium 3112.3 mg129.7%
Total Carbohydrates 621 g206.9%
Dietary Fiber 12.9 g51.5%
Sugars 286.5 g
Protein 55 g110.7%
Vitamin A 61.4% Vitamin C 0.73%
Calcium 101% Iron 198.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet