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       Title: Reva’s Molasses Sugar Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
   1 1/2 c  Granulated sugar; divided
     3/4 c  Solid vegetable shortening
            --- melt
       2 c  All-purpose flour
     1/4 c  Molasses
       1    Egg; slightly beaten
       2 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Ground cloves
     1/2 ts Ground ginger
       1 ts Ground cinnamon
     1/2 ts Salt
   Recipe by: St. Louis Post Dispatch 7/10/95
       In a large bowl, combine 1 cup of the sugar with the melted shortening,
   flour, molasses, egg, baking soda, cloves, ginger, cinnamon and salt. Mix
   until well combined. Although you can form cookies at this point, the dough
   will be easier to handle if you cover and chill it for about 30 minutes.
      Preheat oven to 375 degrees; lightly grease a cookie sheet. Using your
   hands, form balls of dough about the size of a walnut. Place the remaining
   1/2 cup sugar in a large shallow dish. Roll the balls in the sugar to coat
   completely.  Place on the prepared cookie sheet, about 2 1/2 inches apart.
   Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies spread and are lightly browned
   on the bottom.  Cool cookies on a wire rack. Store in an airtight
   container. Yield: About 6 dozen cookies.
       Recipe from: “Firehouse Cooking: Food from North America’s Bravest” by
   R.G. Adams (Penguin). Submitted by Susan Wolfe