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Grandma Sears' Soft Molasses Creams

Grandma Sears' Soft Molasses Creams Recipe

Old time recipe


1/2 cup shortening

1/2 cup sugar

1 egg yolk

1 cups molasses

2 teaspoons baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 1/2 cups flour

1 tablespoons ground ginger

1 teaspoon nutmeg

1 teaspoon vinegar

1/2 cup boiling water


Preheat oven to 350 F.
Cream together shortening and sugar. Add egg yolk and
Stir together baking soda, salt, flour, ginger and nutmeg. Add vinegar to water.

stir flour mixture into shortening mixture, alternating with hot water.
by heaping
tablespoons onto greased cookie sheet 3" apart.
Bake for 8-10 minutes.
Store in an airtight
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