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Soft Spice Molasses Cookies

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Soft spice molasses Cookies are soft, spiced, chewy rounds. These go very well with tea and coffee. You can make them in winters, the spices make them healthy for the season. Soft spice molasses cookies are flavorful and good for a quick snack.
Ingredients
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  All-purpose flour 5 Cup (80 tbs), sifted
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Mace 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 2 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sour milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Seedless raisins 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1)In a bowl, beat together shortening, sugar and molasses until light and fluffy.
2)Add eggs and beat.
3)In another bowl, sift together flour, salt, soda, ginger, mace, cinnamon and cloves.
4)Mix it with creamed mixture alternately with sour milk. Beat well.
5)Add raisins and stir well.
6)Take a greased baking sheet and drop spoonsful of batter on it.
7)Bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes.

SERVING
8)Serve soft spice molasses cookies when desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Spice Mix
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
20

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