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Ginger Wafers
 

Ingredients:
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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

Instructions:
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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.

 

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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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Snickerdoodles
 

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


Turtles
Ingredients:
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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

Instructions:
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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.




 

Merry Christmas from one of
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