Raisin Molasses Sugar Cookies

READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 36 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • In large bowl, cream together shortening and 1 cup sugar.
  • Add molasses, egg, and vanilla; beat until well blended.
  • In a seperate bowl combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, ginger and salt.
  • Stir flour mixture into molasses mixture; mix well.
  • Stir in raisins and walnuts.
  • Form into 1-inch balls and roll in additional 1/4 cup sugar.
  • Place 2-inches apart on cookie sheet.
  • Slightly flatten with the bottom of glass.
  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Let stand on cookie sheet for 1 minute.
  • Remove to wire rack and cool.
  • *If cookie dough is too soft to handle, cover and freeze for 10 before rolling into balls.
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