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Grandma's Molasses Cookies - Recipe 3

Grandma's Molasses Cookies - Recipe 3
by Chris & Jackie, Cookie Club Member
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Category: Desserts, Cookies
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Level: Easy to Bake
Yield: 6 Dozen Cookies

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Makes a large batch, okay to cut recipe in half!


1 c. sugar
1 c. shortening
2 eggs
2 c. molasses (1/2 c. blackstrap, 1 1/2 c. mild molasses)
1 tsp. ginger
4 tsp. baking soda
1 c. boiling water
7 c. flour
1 3/4 tsp salt
Shredded coconut, if desired


Mix together sugar, shortening, eggs, molasses and ginger. Mix soda and water together and add to other ingredients. Add flour and salt. Drop dough by spoonfuls and bake in 375 degree oven for about 10 minutes. 

Frost with a simple powdered sugar frosting, and top with shredded coconut, if desired.