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Home Recipes: Nanny's Molasses Cookies

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Servings: 4
Categories: Cookies / Desserts

1  c  Shortening
1  c  Granulated sugar
1  c  Fancy molasses
1  t  Baking soda
1  t  Salt
1  t  Ginger
1  t  Connamon
1  t  Ground allspice
1  t  Nutmet
3 1/2  c  All-purpose flour
1/2  c  Milk

Cream together shortening with sugar. Mix in molasses, baking soda, salt, ginger, cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg. Mix in one-thrid of the flour; mix in half of the milk. Repeat once. Mix in remaining flour. Form into ball. Refrigerate dough for 4 hours. On floured surface, roll out half of the dough to 1/4-inch thickness; cut into 2-1/2 inch rounds. Repeat with remaining dough. Transfer to greased baking sheets; bake in 350F 180C oven for 15 minutes or until edges are golden brown. (Can be stored in airtight container for up to 1 week.) Source: Canadian Living magazine [Jul 95] Originator: jude billard, Grand Bruit, Newfoundland, Canada Per Cookie: about 105 calories, 1 g protein, 4 g fat, 16 g carbohydrate [-=PAM=-]

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