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                         MORAVIAN CHRISTMAS COOKIES
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       c            Shortening
    2 1/4   c            Brown sugar
    1       qt           Molasses
    8       c            Flour
    1       tb           Cloves
    1       tb           Cinnamon
    1       t            Ginger
      1/2   ts           Baking soda
    1       x            *dissolved in:
    1       t            Vinegar
 
   Use a mixture of butter and lard for the shortening.
   Sift the flour and spices together. Add sugar and mix
   well. Work in the shortening with the finger tips or
   with a pastry blender. Add baking soda and molasses
   and mix thoroughly. Chill. Roll very thin on floured
   board and cut with fancy cookie cutters. Bake at 350-F
   about 10 minutes.
   Source:  Pennsylvania Dutch Cook Book - Fine Old
   Recipes, Culinary Arts Press, 1936.
  
 
 
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