Chewy Molasses Cookies

Recipe by buckeye1953
READY IN: 23mins
SERVES: 48
YIELD: 48 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Melt shortening and allow it to cool.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the shortening, sugar, molasses, and egg. Beat well.
  • Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, and spices. Add to shortening/sugar mixture, mix well.
  • Chill dough about half an hour or until firm.
  • Roll into 1" balls, then roll balls in sugar. Place about 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  • Bake about 8 minutes at 375 degrees. The edges should be slightly brown. Do not overbake!
  • Cool on racks before storing.
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