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Molasses Cookies

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Ingredients

  • 5 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups lard
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 3 tablespoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 12 to 15 cups all-purpose flour

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cream first four ingredients.
  3. Dissolve baking soda in hot water. Add to creamy mixture. Add vanilla extract and flour.
  4. Make small balls and bake on greased cookie sheet.