Yield: 4 Dozen
|1 cup||Granulated sugar|
|1 cup||Fancy molasses|
|1 teaspoon||Baking soda|
|1 teaspoon||Ground allspice|
|3½ cup||All-purpose flour|
Cream together shortening with sugar. Mix in molasses, baking soda, salt, ginger, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg. Mix in one-thrid of the flour; mix in half of the milk. Repeat once. Mix in remaining flour.
Form into ball. Refrigerate dough for 4 hours.
On floured surface, roll out half of the dough to ¼-inch thickness; cut into 2-½ inch rounds. Repeat with remaining dough.
Transfer to greased baking sheets; bake in 350F 180C oven for 15 minutes or until edges are golden brown. (Can be stored in airtight container for up to 1 week.) Source: Canadian Living magazine [Jul 95] Originator: jude billard, Grand Bruit, Newfoundland, Canada Per Cookie: about 105 calories, 1 g protein, 4 g fat, 16 g carbohydrate