Molasses Cookies

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Difficulty: Easy - for beginners


1 1/2 cup sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs
1/2 cup Molasses
3 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup water
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon cloves
1 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon salt
5 1/2 cups flour


Mix sugar, shortening, eggs, and Molasses. Dissolve baking soda in water. stir in Molasses mixture. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. ROll dough 1/4" thick and cut with floured cutters. Place 2 inches apart. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack.


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