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       Title: Boiled Ginger Snaps
  Categories: Polkadot, Epona, Cookies, Spicy
       Yield: 1 Servings
  
       2 c  Flour
       1 c  Brown sugar
       1 c  Molasses
       2 ts Ginger
       1 ts Soda
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/2 c  Water
       1 c  Lard  (I use Crisco)
  
   Heat molasses and water to boiling point.  Add shortening.  Add dry
   ingredients mixed and sifted.  Chill.  Roll very thin and cut.  Bake
   about
        10    minutes in a hot oven.
   
   A note earlier in the cookbook suggests a hot oven should be in the
   range of 400-450 degrees (these recipes were devised for the ovens of
   wood stoves, apparently.) I'd say to go with 400F.
   
   Very crisp.  Very gingery.
   
   Source: “Baking Made Easy” Occident Flour cookbook, 1923
   
   * The Polka Dot Palace BBS 1-201-822-3627. Posted by EPONA
  
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