Molasses Cookies

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Molasses Cookies

Submitted by Shirley Thomeczek

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 5 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ginger

Instructions
 

  • Cream sugar and shortening together. Add eggs and molasses. Dissolve baking soda in buttermilk. Add buttermilk mixture, alternating with dry ingredients. Roll out on floured board and cut with cookie cutter. Sprinkle with sugar and bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes.