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Molasses Crinkles Recipe 
A recipe handed down for generations 
 
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
 
Mix together well
1 cup of Crisco shortening (note: the original recipe calls for lard) 
3/4 cup of sugar
1/4 cup of molasses
1 egg
 
Sift together
1-3/4 cups of flour
2 teaspoons of baking soda
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1 tablespoon of ginger
1 tablespoon of cinnamon
1/2 tablespoon of ground clove
 
Stir sifted items into the first mixture and blend well. 
Freeze the dough. 
Using a melon ball scoop, place heaping scoops of the dough in sugar and place onto an ungreased cookie sheet. 
Bake for 10 minutes.
 
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