Soft Molasses Cookies

Submitted by: Kathleen LeBreton Daigle


2 cups white sugar
2 cups molasses
1 3/4 cup shortening
2 eggs
8 tsp baking soda dissolved in 1 1/2 cup of boiling water
9 cups flour
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp cinnnamon
1 1/2 tsp salt
2 heaping tsp ginger
1 1/2 tsp cream of tartar


refirdgerate all night.roll out to thickness desired aprox 1/4 in thick then cut to shape's desired .Cook as needed at 350 degrees for 12 - 15 min


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