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Cow Tongue Cookies



  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups Crisco
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 4 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Mix Crisco and sugar. Add eggs and molasses.
  2. Mix dry ingredients and add to the wet ingredients.
  3. Shape into balls and then roll into finger shapes.
  4. Roll in sugar, and bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees F.

Makes 5 dozen.


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