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Brer Rabbit Molasses Sugar Cookies Recipe

Here's a very old recipe. We found it in an old family collection. It's easy to make, and we think you will certainly like it.

From the Kitchen of: Debbie M., Rochester, NY.

Molasses Sugar Cookie Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cups shortening

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1/4 cup Brer Rabbit molasses

  • 1 egg

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 2 cups flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground clove

  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

How to make Molasses Sugar Cookies:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Melt shortening in a 4 quart saucepan over low heat. Let cool.

  3. Add sugar, molasses and egg. Beat well.

  4. Sift together flour, baking soda, ground cloves, ginger, cinnamon and salt. Add to first mixture.

  5. Mix together well, then chill.

  6. Remove from refrigerator, and form into 1 inch diameter balls.

  7. Rolls balls in granulated sugar, and place on greased cookie sheet, placed 2 inches apart.

  8. Bake for 8 - 10 minutes.

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