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       Title: Soft Molasses Cookies (L.a. Times)
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 3 servings
            -----larry luttropp
            -----l.a.times food section
     1/2 c  Butter
     1/2 c  Sugar
     3/4 c  Molasses
       1    Egg
   2 1/2 c  Flour
   1 1/2 ts Ground ginger
       1 ts Ground cinnamon
       1 ts Ground allspice
       1 ts Ground cloves
       2 ts Baking soda
     1/4 c  Water
   Cream butter and sugar in mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Blend in
   and egg. Beat well.
   In separate bowl, combine flour, ginger, cinnamon, allspice and cloves.
   Dissolve baking soda in water. Add flour and baking soda mixtures
   alternately to
   butter mixture. Blend well after each addition.
   Drop batter by rounded tablespoon onto lightly greased and floured (or
   lined) baking sheets.
   Bake at 350 degrees until done, 12 to 15 minutes.
   Remove from baking sheets and cool on wire racks.
   Makes about 2 to 3 dozen cookies.
   Each of 3 dozen cookies contains about: 81 calories; 31 mg sodium; 13 mg
   cholesterol; 3 grams fat; 13 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram protein; 0.03
   Presented by: Rose Dosti, L.A. Times Culinary SOS column, 12/29/94, page
   This recipe has been around the Times for a long time.