Louisiana Molasses Cookies

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Recipe by Mary in LA.

I got the recipe out of Louisiana cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream sugar and shortening until fluffy in a large mixing bowl; add egg, beating well.
  2. Gradually add molasses, mixing well.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients, except additional sugar; add to sugar mixture, mixing well.
  4. Chill until dough can be easily rolled into 1-inch balls.
  5. Roll each ball in sugar; place on lightly greased cookie sheets.
  6. Bake at 350°F for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  7. (Do not substitute syrup for molasses).

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