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Crisp Molasses Cookies Recipe


1 c Shortening
1 c Sugar
1 c Molasses
1 tb Vinegar
1 tb Ginger
1 ts Cinnamon
1/2 ts Salt
2 Eggs; well beaten
1 ts Baking soda
1 tb Water; hot
6 c Flour

Place first 7 ingredients in sauce pan, heat to
boiling. Remove from stove, cool and add eggs, soda
which has been dissolved in hot water, and flour. Turn
on floured board and roll very thin. Bake on greased
baking sheet in moderately hot oven 350 F. about 15
minutes. Makes 6 doz. crisp cookies.