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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 60
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 110.6
  • Total Fat: 4.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.1 mg
  • Sodium: 118.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 1.6 g

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Gert's Molasses Cookies

Submitted by: RSCHN002

Introduction

Old-fashioned molasses cookies made by an old-fashioned, sweet as molasses, german woman. This recipe is hers word for word. Old-fashioned molasses cookies made by an old-fashioned, sweet as molasses, german woman. This recipe is hers word for word.
Number of Servings: 60

Ingredients

    6 cups of flour
    1 cup of sugar
    1 cup of crisco
    2 large eggs
    1 cup of molasses
    4 tsp of baking soda
    3/4 tsp of salt
    1 tsp of cinammon
    1 tsp of ground clove
    1 tsp of ground ginger
    6 tbs of buttermilk

Directions

Makes 60 1 inch balls

Cream sugar and crisco. Add egg one at a time and beat. Put molasses and baking soda in a bowl and beat until light and foamy. Add this to the sugar mixture. Then add flour sifted with spices and with the sour milk (buttermilk). Cool, ball out, bake 400 degrees for 10 minutes on ungreased baking sheet.

Balls can be rolled in sugar before baking, not included in the recipe

Beware of burnt clove. Roll thick to maintain moist.

Number of Servings: 60

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RSCHN002.






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