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Merry Christmas Molasses Cookies

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Merry Christmas Molasses Cookies

Betty Crocker Christmas Wonderful for the Holidays 60 Cookies

  • Prep Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 0


2/3 cup brown sugar
2/3 cup shortening
1 1/3 cups molasses
2 eggs
5 1/2 cups flour
4 teaspoons cinnamon
2 teaspoons ginger
2 teaspoons soda
1 teaspoon salt


  • 1 Mix brown sugar, shortening, and molasses
  • 2 Stir in the remaining ingredients
  • 3 Cover and refrigerated for at least one hour
  • 4 Heat the oven to 375 F
  • 5 Roll the dough out to 1/4 inch thick on a lightly floured cloth-covered board
  • 6 Cut into desired shapes using cookie cutters
  • 7 Place about 1 inch apart onto lightly greased cookie sheet
  • 8 Bake until no indentation remains when touched, about 7 to 8 minutes
  • 9 Cool completely
  • 10 Frost and decorate as you wish

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