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Soft Molasses Cookies

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The soft molasses cookies are spiced cookies baked with molasses in the batter. Made with flour, eggs and baking agents, the soft molasses cookies are spiced with cinnamon and ginger and are heavenly when baked and served oven fresh!
Ingredients
  Flour 3 Cup (48 tbs), sifted
  Baking powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
  Molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Warm water 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Start by preheating the oven to 400F degrees
MAKING
2.In a bowl, sift dry ingredients together.
3.Combine remaining ingredients.
4.Add sifted ingredients, mix thoroughly and let stand about 10 minutes.
5.Roll out on floured board, cut and bake in hot oven for 15 minutes
SERVING
6.Serve with tea or coffee

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Molasses
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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