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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 60
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 85.9
  • Total Fat: 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.2 mg
  • Sodium: 85.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 1.1 g

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Ginger Cookies with Molasses

Submitted by: WAZAROO

Introduction

If moderation is the key than two cookies are plenty and provide a welcome snack. Make them small and only eat two! If moderation is the key than two cookies are plenty and provide a welcome snack. Make them small and only eat two!
Number of Servings: 60

Ingredients

    1 cup molasses
    1 cup shortening
    3/4 cup sugar
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    2 eggs, beaten
    4 cups all-purpose flour
    1 tablespoon ground ginger
    1/2 teaspoon allspice
    1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
    1 teaspoon salt

Directions

Combine molasses, shortening and sugar in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; boil for 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat; add baking soda and let cool. Sift flour with spices and salt. Add the beaten eggs to the cooled molasses mixture; stir in sifted flour and spice mixture. Roll small amounts of ginger cookie dough out on a lightly floured surface.

Roll as thin as possible; cut with 2-inch cookie cutters. Bake ginger cookies at 375° for 8 to 10 minutes. Makes 8 to 10 dozen ginger cookies.

Number of Servings: 60

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WAZAROO.





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