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       Title: “First” Ginger Molasses Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 72 servings
      30    Min - work time
       1    Hr + chilling - total time
   2 1/2 c  Flour
       2 ts Ground ginger
       1 ts Cinnamon
       2 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Salt
      12 tb Unsalted butter (marg/short)
            At room temp
       1 c  Brown sugar
       1    Egg
     1/3 c  Molasses
            Sugar for rolling
     Combine flour, spices, soda, & salt. With an electric mixer at
     medium-low speed, beat butter & sugar, until light & fluffy. Beat in
     egg & molasses. Reduce speed to low, & gradually add flour mixture
     until just mixed. Chill until firm, about 1 hour. Heat oven to 350~.
     Shape dough into approximately 1 balls, roll in sugar, & place about
     2 " apart on a baking sheet. Bake until the edges begin to brown,
     about 15 min. Cool on baking sheet 2 min, then move to wire racks.
     Cool completely. Submitted By MARY LOU KAKANOWSKI MSG#: 2605
     From: Dale Shipp                      Date: 07-26-96