Joe Froggers (Molasses Cookies)

Recipe by muffinlady
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READY IN: 24hrs 12mins
SERVES: 25
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift flour with salt, ginger, cloves, nutmeg and allspice.
  • Combine water with rum or apple juice. Combine baking soda with molasses. Cream sortening and sugar. Add sifted dry ingredients and water-rum mixture alternately, a third at a time, blending well after each addition. Chill dough, preferably overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 375* On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough 1/4-inch thick. Cut into rounds with a 4inch cutter. Place on greased baking sheets, leaving room for spreading, and bake for 10-12 minutes. Let stand on sheet a few minutes befoe removing, to prevent breaking.
  • Store in a covered cookie jar.
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