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Soft Ginger Cookies Recipe


12 c Flour
2 tb Ginger
4 c Molasses
2 tb Cinnamon
2 c Shortening
1 ts Salt
2 c Milk; sour
2 Eggs; beaten
2 ts Baking soda

Sift flour in pan, form a well in center. Add shortening, molasses.
sour milk in which soda has been dissolved. Add spices, salt and egg.
Mix quickly to a smooth soft dough. Bake in moderate oven. This recipe
is more than 100 years old. Note: Moderate oven is 350 - 400 F.