Mamma Lister’s Molasses Crisps
3/4 cup shortening (can guesstimate amount)
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup molasses
2 1/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon allspice or cardamom (optional)
-Cream together shortening, brown sugar, molasses, & egg until fuffy.
-Sift together flour, baking soda, salt, spices.
-Stir creamed mixture into dry ingredients. (Will be lumpy, but should form balls. Add water if necessary.)
-Form small balls & roll in sugar (or cinnamon sugar).
-Place 2 inches appart on cookie sheet.
-Bake at 350-375 for 12 minutes.
Will crisp when cooled, but can be softened in the oven or microwave.