How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Cream together shortening and sugar. Add egg yolk and molasses. Stir together baking soda, salt, flour, ginger and nutmeg. Add vinegar to water. Gradually stir flour mixture into shortening mixture, alternating with hot water. Drop by heaping tablespoons onto greased cookie sheet 3" apart. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Store in an airtight container.

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    " It was excellent "
    momofsixil ate it and said...
    These cookies sound SO good! I'm going to make these with one of my elderly patients, and I know she'll love them! :o)
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    " It was excellent "
    fizzle3nat ate it and said...
    I love molasses cookies, and I'm sure this recipe is terrific. I have a recipe for a soft molasses cookies, but this is different. Thanks for sharing! - Natalie
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    " It was excellent "
    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    Sounds heavenly! I'm putting this one on my Christmas cookies, list.
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