Soft Molasses Cookies

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Preparation time: 15 min plus 45 mins to chill
Cooking time: 10 - 12 mins

Serves: Yield: 5-6 doz


1 cup brown sugar
1 cup shortening
1 cup molasses
1 egg
2/3 cup hot water
4 tsp. baking soda (in water)
4 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp. cream of tartar
1 tsp. ginger
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
3/4 cup raisins (blanched)


Cream shortening and sugar. Add egg and molasses. Add soda water. Mix dry ingredients and add.
Chill 3/4 - 1 hour, to make for easy handling.
Roll in small balls and dip in white sugar(optional)
Place on cookie sheet and press down with a fork.
Bake @ 350 F.


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