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       Title: Mint Molasses Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 48 servings
  
       2 c  Flour
            =(sift before measuring)
     1/4 ts Salt
       2 ts Baking soda
       1 ts Ginger
       1 ts Cinnamon
     1/2 ts Ground cloves
     3/4 c  Shortening
       1 c  Brown sugar; firmly packed
     1/4 ts Mint extract
       1    Egg
     1/4 c  Molasses
     1/4 c  Granulated sugar
  
     Sift flour again with the salt, soda and spices. Thoroughly cream
   together the shortening, brown sugar and mint extract. Beat in the egg
   until light and fluffy. Add molasses; mix well. Mix in dry ingredients
   until well blended. Chill at least 2 hours.
     Shape into balls the size of walnuts. Roll in granulated sugar, and place
   2 apart on a greased cookie sheet. Bake in a 350` oven until crisp and
   browned, about 15 minutes. Makes about 4 dozen cookies. Wis/Gramma
  
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