Another Grammy Jefferson recipe – we enjoy these every Christmas.
- 2/3 cup Crisco
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 tsp ginger
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg
- 1.5 tsp salt
- 1 unbeaten egg
Combine above and beat thoroughly in large bowl.
- 3/4 cup molasses
Blend molasses with mixture above.
- 3 cups flour
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
Mix these three ingredients, and then incorporate into original mixture. Chill in refrigerator (or freezer) for 2 hours.
Roll 1/4 dough at a time, to 1/8″ thick on floured board. Cut cookies and sprinkle with sugar. Keep as chilled as possible.
Bake: 350 degree F, 8-10 minutes