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Spicy Molasses Balls

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Ingredients
  Shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), sieved
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon powder 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger powder 1 Teaspoon
  Clove powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar To Taste (as required)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon (for greasing)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre heat an oven at 175 C (350 F).
2. Grease a baking tray with butter and keep aside.

MAKING
3. In a medium sized bowl, combine flour, salt, baking soda and spice powders. Sieve together and keep aside.
4. In a medium sized bowl, cream shortening.
5. Add sugar and cream till mixture is fluffy and light.
6. Add molasses and egg and mix well.
7. Add sieved ingredients and mix well into dough.
8. Shape into 3/4 inch diameter balls and dip top of each in sugar.
9. Place each at 2 inches distance on baking tray and bake in pre heated oven for 12 to 15 minutes or till done.
10. Once baked, remove from oven and keep aside to cool. Makes 48 no-€™s.

SERVING
11. Place on a serving tray and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Ginger
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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