Posted On December 26, 2010

Filed under Cookies, Gingerbread

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1 cup molasses

1 egg

1 tbsp. Soda

2 tsp. Ginger

1 tbsp. White vinegar

1 tsp. Cloves

1 cup shortening

1 tsp. Salt

1 cup brown sugar

4 cups all purpose flour

Bring molasses to a boil. Add soda and vinegar. Blend well and cool. Add shortening, brown sugar, egg and dry ingredients sifted together. Roll out quite thinly and bake in a moderate 350deg. Oven. These may also be rolled in waxed paper and stored in fridge until needed. Slice thinly and bake at that time.