An American Family History


from Aunt Pit's Recipe Box

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Molasses Cookies




1 cup mollasses
1/2 cup cold water
1/2 cup sugar
1 heaping tea s. soda
2/3 cup butter dissolved in the water
3 1/2 cup flour
1/2 tea s. salt
1/2 tea s cinnamon

Aunt Pit wasn't big on the details. If she missed a few, here are basic directions for cookies.

Heat oven to 375
Cream butter and sugar.
Add the eggs, milk and vanilla; mix well.
Combine the flour, baking powder and salt;
gradually add to creamed mixture.
Put slices or rounded tablespoons 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light brown.




Colonial Maryland
Colonial New England
Colonial Virginia & West Virginia
Quakers & Mennonites
New Jersey Baptists
German Lutherans
Watauga Settlement
Pennsylvania Pioneers
Midwest Pioneers
Jewish Immigrants

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