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Yield: 6 dozen cookies

Ginger Cookies


  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 beaten egg
  • ¼ cup light molasses
  • 2 cups enriched flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cloves


  1. Thoroughly cream shortening and sugar; add egg and molasses and beat well.
  2. Add sifted dry ingredients; mix thoroughly.
  3. Roll 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured surface.
  4. Cut with floured cooky cutter.
  5. Bake on greased cooky sheet in moderate oven (350°) about 10 minutes.

Ginger Cookies

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