Soft Molasses Cookies
|Baking soda||2 Teaspoon|
|Hot water||2 Tablespoon|
|Shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Granulated sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Molasses||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sifted all purpose flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Cold coffee/Water||6 Tablespoon|
|Seedless raisins||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Dissolve soda in hot water.
Stir well; then set mixture aside to cool.
Meanwhile, work the shortening with a spoon until light and fluffy; gradually add sugar and molasses, continuing to work with a spoon.
Then stir in unbeaten egg; beat mixture well.
Sift flour, ginger, cinnamon, and salt, and add alternately with coffee to shortening mixture.
Stir in soda.
Add all but a few of the raisins.
Drop by rounded table-spoonfuls, 2" apart, on greased cookie sheet.
Use remaining raisins to sprinkle over tops of the unbaked cookies.
Bake in moderately hot oven of 400°F for 12 min., or until cookies are brown.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 3217 Calories from Fat 979
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 111 g170.6%
Saturated Fat 27.7 g138.5%
Trans Fat 13.5 g
Cholesterol 213 mg71%
Sodium 3414.5 mg142.3%
Total Carbohydrates 530 g176.7%
Dietary Fiber 13.7 g54.7%
Sugars 256.5 g
Protein 42 g83.4%
Vitamin A 5.2% Vitamin C 4.2%
Calcium 52.3% Iron 137.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet