Frosted Creams

1/2 cup light cooking molasses

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup shortening

1 egg

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 cup hot water

2 cup flour

1/2 tsp cinnamon


1/2 tsp ginger

Mix Hot Water and baking soda together. Add molasses, sugar, shortening and egg. Mix well. Add dry ingredients and blend well. Bake in a cookie sheet at 350 until toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Frost with a milk and powdered sugar glaze.  

Velma Lance (Lydia’s Grandmother-in-law)

Fridley, Minnesota

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