Grandma's soft molasses cookies

Yield: 5 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Shortening
½ teaspoon Salt
3 teaspoons Soda
2 teaspoons Ginger
2 teaspoons Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Allspice or cloves
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Molasses
1 Egg
4¾ cup Flour (sifted)
¾ cup Double strength cold coffee
5 dozen.

Heat oven to 375 degrees. Cream together first 7 ingredients (left to right); blend in molasses. Beat in egg; add sifted flour alternately with coffee. Drop from teaspoon onto lightly greased cookie sheets about 2 inches apart. Bake 15 minutes or until done. Yield:

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