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Molasses Spice Cookies Recipe


1/2 c Shortening
1/2 c Sugar
1 Egg
1/4 c Molasses
1/4 ts Baking soda
1/4 ts Salt
1/4 ts Allspice
1/4 ts Cloves
1/4 ts Mace
1/2 ts Cinnamon
1/2 ts Ginger
2 1/2 c Sifted flour

Cream the shortening and sugar together, then beat in the egg. Mix
soda with the molasses until the molasses foams, then add to the
shortening and egg mix. Sift salt, spices, and flour together and
add. Press the dough through a cookie press onto cookie sheets, or
drop from a spoon. Bake at 375-400 for 10-12 min.

typed by Tiffany Hall-Graham