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Soft Molasses Cookies

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Molasses 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sifted flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soda 2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

MAKING
2. Take a saucepan suitable for making dough, heat shortening in it.
3. Put molasses and sugar to it and allow to cool.
4. Sieve flour, salt, soda, cinnamon, ginger and cloves.
5. Take a little quantity of flour, put it in the shortening mixture.
6. Blend in egg.
7. Put the reserved flour mixture and stir well.
8. Refrigerate dough for 2 hours.
9. Once firm, make balls of 1 ¼ inch.
10. Take a baking sheet, put the balls on it at a distance of 2 inch.
11. Bake for 15 minutes.
12. Roll over confectioner’s sugar once baked.

SERVING
13. Serve in a dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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