How to make it

  • Cream shortening and sugar with molasses. Add sour milk and beaten egg. Set aside.
  • Sift baking soda, salt, flour and spices together and gently mix with creamed mixture.
  • Fold in raisins and nuts.
  • Chill for about 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees , drop batter by rounded teaspoon onto lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake for approx. 12 minutes.
  • Should yield 2 - 3 dozen depending on how big you spoon the batter onto the cookies sheet.

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  • shirleyoma 12 years ago
    Sounds good to me!
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  • invisiblechef 13 years ago
    You had me at molasses!

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  • zena824 13 years ago
    I love my coffee now... so these would be a great addition to my coffeebreak....
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