Monkey-faced cookies

Yield: 36 servings

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Shortening; plus:
2 tablespoons Shortening
2½ cup Sifted flour
1 teaspoon Soda
½ teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Ginger
½ teaspoon Cinnamon
½ cup Molasses
½ cup Rich sour milk
1 teaspoon Vinegar

Cream together shortening and brown sugar.

Sift together flour, soda, salt, ginger and cinnamon. Add alternately with molasses mixed with sour milk. Blend in vinegar.

Drop by tsp. on greased baking sheet. Place 3 raisins or bits of citron on each for eyes and mouth. Bake 10 to 15 minutes in moderate oven (350 degrees F). About 3 dozen.

* Source: Your Share - Copyright 1943, General Mills Inc., Minneapolis, MN * Typed for you by Karen Mintzias

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