Ten days until our second annual Cookie Swap for a Cause and there's still time to get your ticket! We love the variety of flavors and textures our swappers bring each month, so we're posting some cookie recipes to help you get inspired.
Today, Brette Sember shares a family recipe for Molasses Cookies. Brette is the author of several books, including Cookie: A Love Story, and she's graciously donated a copy of Cookie to one of the winners of our best cookie contest!
Ingredients:¾ cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
¼ cup molasses
2 ¼ cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
¼ tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ginger
Mix shortening, brown sugar, egg and molasses, then add other ingredients. Roll into balls and dip the tops in water then white sugar. Bake at 375 for 10 to 12 minutes.
Recipe and photo used courtesy of Brette Sember and originally published on Putting it All on The Table.