Molasses Cookies

READY IN: 6hrs 39mins
Recipe by Parsley

Another recipe from my friend in NB, Canada. She tells me this recipe is over 100 years old! Baking time is approximate, based on the size cookie log and cookie slices. Prep time includes chilling time.

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Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, bring molasses to a boil. Add baking soda and vinegar. Blend well and let cool.
  2. Add shortening, brown sugar, egg and dry ingredients sifted together.
  3. Roll into a log in wax paper and chill for at least 5-6 hours.
  4. Remove from refrigerator, and slice thinly. Place on cookie sheets and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 6-9 minutes or just until done.
  5. ***NOTE: baking time may vary based on how thick/thin you rolled the log and how thinly you sliced your cookies.

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