Soft Molasses Cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 82 Cookies
 
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups shortening
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 large egg
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 teaspoons allspice
  • 2 teaspoons nutmeg
Instructions
  1. Cream together shortening and brown sugar.
  2. Stir in egg and molasses and mix well.
  3. Fold in dry ingredients and stir.
  4. Cover and chill till firm (1-2 hours).
  5. Preheat oven to 350°
  6. Roll dough into 1 inch balls.
  7. Place on cookie sheet.
  8. Bake at 350° for 9-10 minutes.
  9. Leave on sheet one minute until set.
  10. Cool completely on wire rack. Makes about 82 cookies.
Recipe by I'm At Home Baking! at http://imathomebaking.com/25-days-of-christmas-cookies-day-6-soft-molasses-cookies/