Mary Ann's Cookies

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Molasses cookie recipe from the 1940's.

1
Servings:
24
Yield:
4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ¾ cup molasses

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 cup hot water

  • ¾ cup shortening

  • 5 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

  • 3 teaspoons baking soda

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Cream sugar, shortening and molasses together. Mix the baking soda into the hot water. Add dry ingredients alternately with the water mixture.

  3. Drop from a spoon onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes. DO NOT BROWN. Frost with a vanilla frosting if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

214 Calories
7g Fat
36g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 214
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Sodium 162mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 3g
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 180mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.