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Molasses Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Sour milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Soda 2 Teaspoon
  Pastry flour 5 Cup (80 tbs)
Directions

Cream the shortening and blend with the brown sugar; add the molasses and sour milk.
Sift together 3 cups, of flour with soda, salt and spices.
Add to first mixture together with vinegar.
Add the rest of flour, taking care to keep the dough soft.
Chill 3 to 4 hrs. or overnight.
Roll medium thin and cut in desired shapes, or shape dough before chilling and slice.
Bake on greased baking sheets in a moderate oven of 350° F. for 15 min.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Everyday

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