Hum Muds (Ginger Cookies from Girard College)

Recipe by Alan Leonetti
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READY IN: 40mins
YIELD: 25 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream the sugar, lard, salt and spices together and beat them until light.
  • Add the molasses and beat 3 minutes.
  • Add 3/4 cup cool water and beat for 1 minute.
  • Fold in the flour.
  • Dissolve baking soda in 1/4 cup cool water and add to the other ingredients, mixing until smooth.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Grease and lightly flour a baking sheet.
  • Wet hands with cold water and make patties of batter, then placing them onto the baking sheet and pat them down.
  • Dip a knife into cold water and use the knife to score the gingers.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
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