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Drop Ginger Cookies Recipe


1 c Sugar
1 c Molasses
1 c Shortening
3 Eggs
1 c Water; hot
1 tb Baking soda
1 tb Ginger
1 ts Salt
5 c Flour

Cream shorteing and sugar. Add eggs, beat well. Add
molasses, ginger and salt. Beat again. Add soda to hot
water. Stir well. Add to above mixture. Add flour and
frop by spoonful on greased pan. Bake in moderate
oven. Note: Moderate oven is 350 - 400 F. Source:
Gertrude Huffman, Community Grange, Harrison County,
OH Mrs. H. G. Stevenson, Lewistown Grange, Logan
County, OH