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Southern Christmas Molasses

Soft, chewy delight
Sweet, soft and chewy every time. This is a favorite with my children and everyone else who tries them."


Blend in mixer:

Separate Bowl:
3/4 C. melted shortening, cooled
2C flour
1C. Sugar
2 tsp baking soda
1/4 C. Molasses
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Then add:
1 large egg,
1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp nutmeg


Add dry ingredients to creamed mixture just until blended. Do not overbeat.
Chill dough for 3 hours. Roll into 1 oz. balls and roll in sugar.
Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 min.

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36 medium size cookies

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