Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Aunt Edy's Molasses Crinkles

Aunt Edy's Molasses Crinkles

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
12-15 minutes
Tags: Fun to make with kids, Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly, Travels well


3/4 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
4 tablespoons molasses
2 1/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
1 egg


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Cream shortening, add sugar gradually and cream thoroughly.

  3. Blend in beaten egg and molasses.

  4. Mix together flour, soda, cloves, cinnamon and ginger to cream mixture. Mix well.

  5. Chill in refrigerator for 1 hour or more.

  6. Shape into balls and dip top in sugar, place plain side down on a greased baking sheet.

  7. Sprinkle each cookie with 2-3 drops of ice water.

  8. Bake 12-15 minutes.


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