Oma petmecky's molasses cookies

Yield: 1 recipe

Measure Ingredient
2 cups Sugar
1 cup Shortening
1 \N Egg
3 teaspoons Ginger
1 cup Sorghum molasses
½ cup Chopped nuts (opt)
1 teaspoon Soda
¼ teaspoon Salt
1 cup Hot water
3 cups Flour (to start with)
½ cup Confectioners sugar
2 teaspoons Milk
2 teaspoons Any desired extract


Cream sugar and shortening well. Stir in egg. Mix in molasses and salt. Dissolve soda in hot water. Add ginger to flour. Add flour and water alternately to mixture. Add chopped nuts, then add enough flour until consistency to roll out (about 5 to 6 cups). Decorate with nut meats, if desired after cutting out. Bake at 350ø for about 10 to 12 minutes. Good with glaze.

Mix glaze ingredients and glaze cookies.

~ Mrs. Richard Alberthal, Fredericksburg, Tx typed & posted by teri chesser 7/95

Submitted By TERI CHESSER On 07-18-95

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