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       Title: Moravian Christmas Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
       2 c  Shortening
   2 1/4 c  Brown sugar
       1 qt Molasses
       8 c  Flour
       1 tb Ground cloves
       1 tb Cinnamon
       1 ts Ginger
     1/2 ts Baking soda
            *dissolved in:
       1 ts 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.