Sunday, December 19, 2010


Grammies Kirstead's Molasses Cookies

makes 2 sheets of cookies

1/2 cup sugar 
3 cups flour
1/2 cup molasses                             
1/2 tsp ginger
1/2 cup oil                             
1/2 tsp cloves
3/4 tsp salt                                                
1 tsp vanilla
1 egg                                                 
1/2 tsp cinnamon

after mixing the first 5 ingredients add 2 tsp baking soda to 1/4 cup boiling water.

Add the remaining ingredients and chill the dough for about 1 hour.  roll to desired shapes.  Sprinkle top with granulated sugar or decorate with icing and sprinkles.  

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