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Soft Molasses Cookies

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“These are big cake-like cookies - a favourite on the Canadian east coast and definitely an old family recipe.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
48
YIELD:
48 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Grease baking sheets.
  3. Sift together flour, soda, salt, ginger and cinnamon.
  4. Cream together shortening and sugar until fluffy.
  5. Add molasses and egg and beat well.
  6. Add flour mixture to creamed mixture alternately with water and vinegar combined, mixing thoroughly.
  7. Drop by tablespoons 2 inches apart on baking sheets.
  8. Sprinkle with sugar if desired.
  9. Bake in moderate (350) oven 12 to 15 minutes.

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