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       Title: Soft Molasses Apple Cookies
  Categories: Cookies, Apples
       Yield: 60 servings
  
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     1/2 c  Shortening
     1/2 c  Sugar
       1    Egg
       1 c  Molasses
       1 tb Lemon juice
   3 1/2 c  All purpose flour, sifted
       1 ts Cinnamon
     3/4 ts Ground cloves
     1/2 ts Ginger
       2 ts Baking soda
     1/8 ts Salt
     1/3 c  Boiling water
       1 c  Tart apples, pared, cored,
            -and finely chopped
  
   Cream shortening and sugar. Beat in egg. Stir in molasses and lemon
   juice; blend well. Sift together dry indredients; add to creamed
   mixture. Stir in boiling water; mix well. Add chopped apples; mix.
   Chill thoroughly. Drop by teaspoons on greased baking sheets. Bake in
   350~ oven for 8 to 10 minutes.
  
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