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This recipe originally came from an older
Betty Crocker Cookbook that I received for a wedding gift.
These Molasses Crinkle cookies are the molasses version of the
famous and very popular
Chocolate Crinkles (Kringles)
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Molasses Crinkles (Kringles) Recipe:
Yields: 4 dozen
Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 12 min
1 cup firmly-packed brown sugar
2-1/4 cups sifted all-purpose
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon ground cloves
2 teaspoons ground ginger
In a large bowl, mix together the soft shortening, brown sugar, egg, molasses.
In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon,
cloves, and ginger. Gradually stir in with the shortening mixture. Cover and
refrigerate dough at least 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease cookie sheets.
Shape dough by rounded teaspoonfuls into balls. Dip tops in granulated sugar. Place
balls, sugared side up, about 3 inches apart on prepared cookies sheet.
Bake just until set, approximately 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from oven and
immediately remove from cookie sheet.
Yields about 4 dozen cookies.
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