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                          Sugar and Spice Cookies
 
 Recipe By     : Taste of Home Oct/Nov '96
 Serving Size  : 52   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Not Sent
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      3/4  c             shortening
    1      c             sugar
    1                    egg
      1/4  c             molasses
    2      c             all-purpose flour
    1      tsp           baking soda
    1 1/2  tsp           ground ginger
    1      tsp           ground cinnamon
      3/4  tsp           ground cloves
      1/2  tsp           salt
                         Lemon Frosting:
    2      c             powdered sugar
    3      tbsp          butter or margarine -- softened
    1      tsp           grated lemon peel
    4      tbsp          lemon juice
 
 In a mixing bowl, cream shortening and sugar.  Add egg; mix well.  Beat
 in molasses.  Combine dry ingredients; add to creamed mixture and mix
 well.  Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets.  Bake at
 350 for 8-10 minutes.  Remove to wire racks; cool.  For frosting, cream
 the sugar, butter and lemon peel in a mixing bowl.  Gradually add lemon
 juice, beating until frosting reaches desired spreading consistency.
 Frost cookies
 
 
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