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Ginger Wafers

4 oz butter
4 oz sugar
2 Tblsp Golden Syrup
2 cups flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 dessertsp groung ginger
1 level tsp cake powder
1 Tblsp milk

Cream butter, sugar and syrup, add dry ingredients, and lastly
soda in the milk. Roll out very thin, cut in squares, bake about
20 minutes, moderate oven.



Ginger and Molasses Cookies
  3/4 cup soft shortening
1 cup brown sugar (packed)
1 egg
1/4 cup molasses
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour (if using self-rising flour, omit salt
and reduce soda to 1 tsp.)
2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground ginger
granulated sugar

Mix shortening, brown sugar, egg, and molasses thoroughly. Measure flour
by dipping method or by sifting. Blend all dry ingredients; stir into
molasses mixture. Chill.

Heat oven to 375 F. Roll dough in 1 1/4 inch balls. Dip tops in sugar.
Place balls, sugared side up, 3 inches apart on greased baking sheet. Sprinkle
Each with 2 or 3 drops of water. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or just until set but
not hard. Makes 4 dozen.

Gingerbread Cookies

1 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 cup molasses
2 Tbsp. vinegar
5 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
2 to 3 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground cloves

Cream shortening and sugar. Beat in egg, molasses, and vinegar. Sift
together dry ingredients and blend into creamed mixture.
Chill 3 hours.
Roll dough on lightly floured surface to 1/8 inch thick. Cut in shapes.
Place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet. Bake at 375F for 5 to 6 minutes.
Cool slightly on cookie sheet and then remove to rack.

Makes about 5 dozen.

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1 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
mix these first three ingredients thoroughly
sift together:
2 3/4 cups flour
2 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp soda
1/4 tsp salt

stir the two mixtures together. roll into balls the size of walnuts. dip
into a mixture of equal parts sugar and cinnamon. place two inches apart
on a lightly greased baking sheet. bake until lightly browned but still
soft (8 - 10 minutes) at 400 degrees.

makes 3 dozen cookies

2 C pecan halves (or walnut)
36 caramels
3 T margarine
1/2 tsp vanilla
2/3 C chocolate chips
1 1/2 tsp shortening

Put wax paper on baking sheet. Arrange nuts in clusters of 4 and place
1" apart. Melt caramels and margarine. Remove from heat. Stir in
vanilla til thoroughly mixed.. Drop by teaspoons into center of cluster
touching all 4 pecans to hold together. Cool.

Melt chocolate and shortening. Spread over caramels.


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