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Maybell's Molasses Creams


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • About 5 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. soda in 1 Tbsp. vinegar
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  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ginger
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon


Cream sugar, shortening and molasses. Add egg and buttermilk and mix well... Then add the dry ingredients (enough flour to make a soft dough) sifted together and vinegar-soda mixture. Mix well, drop by small spoonful on ungreased cookie sheet, press out thin with fingers dipped in flour or with fork. Bake 10 minutes in 350 degrees F oven. Good served warm. Freezes well.

By Robin from Washington, IA


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