RECIPES FROM THE PAST: MOLASSES SPICE COOKIES

A great snack or dessert.

                                 MOLASSES SPICE COOKIES

There are usually those in a family who have a sweet tooth for molasses cookies. This recipe is about 80 years in our family and still a favorite.

MOLASSES SPICE COOKIES

  •  1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup molasses
  • ¾ tsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • ¾ cup undiluted evaporated milk or 1 cup sour  cream
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt

Cream shortening and sugar, add egg  and molasses. Beat well.

stir in vinegar, sour cream or milk and dry ingredients. Add  molasses mixt. Drop by tablespoons on greased cookie sheet. Bake  at 350 about 15 min.

Makes about 6 dozen.

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sheet. Bake at 350 about 15 min. Makes about 6 dozen