Soft Molasses Cookies

Course : Cookies
Serves: 4 - 6
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Ingredients:

1/3 cup margarine -- softened
1 cup light brown sugar -- packed
1 1/2 cups black-strap molasses
1 Cup cold water
6 cups all-purpose flour -- sifted
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon allspice
1 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon cloves
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons baking soda
 

Preparation / Directions:

Makes 30 cookies 1. Mix together margarine, brown sugar and molasses; stir in 1/2 cup cold water. 2. Sift together flour, salt, allspice, ginger, cloves and cinnamon; stir into molasses mixture. 3. Mix baking soda with 3 tablespoons water until soda dissolves; stir into batter. 4. Chill dough, then roll out 1/2- inch thick; cut in 2 1/2-inch rounds using a floured cookie cutter. 5. Place far apart on lightly greased baking sheet; bake in preheated 375 F. oven 15 to 18 minutes until no imprint remains when lightly touched.


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