Molasses Cookies

Molasses Cookies

    Source: Health for Victory Club (WWII vintage)

    1 cp shortening
    2/3 cp sugar
    1 cp molasses
    1/4 cp sour milk
    2 tsp baking soda
    1 tsp ginger
    1/2 tsp salt
    2 1/2 cps sifted enriched all-purpose flour

    Instructions

    1 - Cream the shortening and sugar, then add the molasses and milk.
    2 - Mix well and add the dry ingredients mixed and sifted together.
    3 - Chill, then roll the dough out thin and cut into rounds.
    4 - Bake 14 minutes on a greased cookie sheet in preheated 375 degree oven.