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Stone Jar Ginger Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Molasses 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Boiling water 5 Tablespoon
  Cake flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Soda 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream shortening, add molasses and water and blend.
Sift the dry ingredients and add to mixture.
The resulting dough is very soft and must be chilled overnight.
Roll out 1/8 inch thick on a well floured pastry cloth.
Use any shape cutter.
Bake at 375° 12 minutes.
Makes 144 cookies 2 inch diameter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Party

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