Molasses Spice Cookies
|Sifted all purpose flour||2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground ginger||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stick)|
|Firmly packed dark brown sugar||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Molasses||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Orange juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Currants||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
1. Sift flour, baking soda, salt, ginger, and cinnamon onto wax paper.
2. Beat butter or margarine in a large bowl; gradually add sugar and continue beating until mixture is well blended. Beat in egg; add molasses and orange juice, beating until well blended. Stir in dry ingredients, half at a time, blending well after each addition; fold in currants.
3. Drop by level tablespoonfuls, 3 inches apart, onto greased cooky sheets.
4. Bake at (350°) 10 minutes, or until firm. Remove from cooky sheets; cool on wire racks.