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Old Fashioned Soft Molasses Cookies

Old Fashioned Soft Molasses Cookies

Old Fashioned Soft Molasses Cookies

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 40 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 4 dozen cookies

If you like a chewy cookie, this will be your new favorite.

Ingredients

  • 4 c. enriched flour (sifted)
  • 1 ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. ginger
  • ½ tsp. cloves
  • 1 c. shortening
  • 1 ½ c. Original Molasses
  • ¼ c. sugar
  • 1 egg

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Sift together first six ingredients.
  3. Melt shortening in saucepan large enough for mixing cookies. Stir in molasses and sugar. Cool. Beat in egg. Gradually add flour mixture. Beat about 20 strokes.
  4. Shape into balls (golf-ball size). Place on greased baking sheet.
  5. Bake 15 minutes or until cookies have lightly browned. Store in covered stone jar.