Brer Rabbit Gingers

Brer Rabbit Gingers

Yields 8 dozen

2 Cups Molasses

1 Cup Sugar

2 T Cider Vinegar

2 T Ginger

1/4 t Nutmeg

4 t Soda

1 Cup Shortening

1 Egg

7 Cups Flour

1 1/2 t Cinnamon

1 t Salt

Cream together shortening, sugar. Add egg, beat well. Add molasses and vinegar. Sift together flour, spices, soda, and salt. Add to creamed mixture. Add 1 cup boiling water. Mix well. If necessary add more flour to make a soft dough. Drop by teaspoons on greased baking sheet. Bake in moderate oven @ 350 degrees 10-12 minutes.

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An old friend named Fran gave me this recipe. All I remember is the cookies were good and Fran was a bowling buddy of mine. Those were the days. Yes, they were.

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