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Frosted Ginger Cream

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Ingredients
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Soda 2 Teaspoon
  Sour milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Powdered sugar To Taste (For dusting)
Directions

Cream shortening and sugar; add egg, mixing well.
Add spices and salt.
Combine soda with milk; add to creamed mixture.
Add molasses and flour to make soft batter.
Drop by teaspoonfuls on greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees until brown.
Spread thin powdered sugar frosting on warm cookies.
Yield: 4 dozen.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
48

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