Old-fashioned molasses cookies that will remind you of Grandma's gingerbread cookies.
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1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup shortening
3/4 cup molasses
1 large Land O Lakes® Egg
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
Combine butter, brown sugar, shortening, molasses and egg in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, salt and cloves; beat at low speed until well mixed. Cover; refrigerate 1-2 hours or until firm.
Heat oven to 375°F.
Shape dough into 1 1/2-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten balls with glass dipped in sugar. Bake 8-11 minutes or until set.
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I made these just the other day and they almost brought tears to my eyes . These cookies are just like my Grandmother"s . I will make them often. Thank you so much,Kathy H.
These turned out just perfect and I followed the recipe to a T. Thank you! My family loved them... nice and rich but still sweet.
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