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The First Day of Cookies: From Mom

The first recipe in Plymouth Patch's Twelve Days of Cookies is from Angela Maxwell Johnson, who got it from her mom.

My Mom's Molasses Cookies

1/2 cup shorting melted
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup molasses
1/2 cup warm water
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tbls. ginger or more for stronger flavor
1/8 tsp cloves
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp. cream tarter
3 cups flour

Blend shortening, sugar, molasses, water, spices and salt. add flour and baking soda and cream of tarter. mix until well blended. roll into balls and roll in sugar. bake at 375 for 8-12 minutes.

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