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Molasses Cookies

Source: Saveur Magazine
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  24 3-inch cookies
The blacker the molasses, the better the cookie.
1 tablespoon shortening
1 stick margarine, melted
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup black strap molasses
1 egg
1/2 cup milk
2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
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Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Grease 2 cookie sheets with shortening and set aside. Combine margarine, sugar, molasses, egg, and milk. Beat until well mixed.

Sift together flour, cloves, ginger, cinnamon, salt, and baking soda. Add dry mixture to molasses mixture 1/2 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition.

Drop by tablespoons onto cookie sheets and bake for 10 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

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Recipe reprinted by permission of World Publication, LLC. All rights reserved.
Date Added: 01/01/2008
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Rating: 5
by: jesse Reviewed: 06/15/2010
This was exactly the recipe i have been looking for. I have tried 10 different molasses recipes and this is the one, with the dark color and the real taste that you want out of a good old fashioned molasses COOKIE! BAM!
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