Crisp molasses cookies

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Shortening
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Molasses
1 tablespoon Vinegar
1 tablespoon Ginger
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
½ teaspoon Salt
2 eaches Eggs; well beaten
1 teaspoon Baking soda
1 tablespoon Water; hot
6 cups Flour

Place first 7 ingredients in sauce pan, heat to boiling. Remove from stove, cool and add eggs, soda which has been dissolved in hot water, and flour. Turn on floured board and roll very thin. Bake on greased baking sheet in moderately hot oven 350 F. about 15 minutes. Makes 6 doz. crisp cookies. Source: Mrs. A. H. Pettit, Hartford Grange, Trumbull County, OH Mrs. C. G. Handley, Madison Grange, Licking County, OH Submitted By ROBERT MILES On 10-26-95

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