Course : Cookies
Serves: 60
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1/2 Cup Shortening
1/2 Cup Sugar
1 large Egg
1 Cup Molasses
1 tablespoons Lemon juice
3 1/2 Cup All purpose flour, sifted
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon Ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon Ginger
2 teaspoon Baking soda
1/8 teaspoon Salt
1/3 Cup Boiling water
1 Cup Tart apples, pared, cored, and finely chopped

Preparation / Directions:

Cream shortening and sugar. Beat in egg. Stir in molasses and lemon juice; blend well. Sift together dry indredients; add to creamed mixture. Stir in boiling water; mix well. Add chopped apples; mix. Chill thoroughly. Drop by teaspoons on greased baking sheets. Bake in 350~ oven for 8 to 10 minutes.

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