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      Title: Swedish Ginger Cookies (Pepparkakor)
 Categories: Cookies Christmas    
   Servings: 10
     1/2 c  Molasses                          1/2 c  Sugar 
     1/2 c  Butter                              1 ea Egg, well beaten 
   2 1/2 c  Sifted all-purpose flour          1/4 t  Salt 
     1/4 t  Baking soda                       1/2 t  Ginger 
     1/2 t  Cinnamon                      
   Heat molasses in small saucepan to boiling point.  The boil 1 minute.  Add
   sugar and butter and stir until butter is melted.  Cool.  Beat in egg.
   Sift together flour, salt, soda and spices.  Add to first mixture and mix
   Cover bowl tightly and chill overnight.  Roll out a portion of the dough
   at a time on lightly floured pastry cloth.  Roll out thin.  Cut into
   desired shapes.
   Bake in a moderate oven (350) 6 to 8 minutes.
   Yield: 10 dozen cookies
   Note: The dough may be shaped into a roll and wrapped in waxed paper.
   Chill thoroughly overnight or longer.  Slice thin and bake in moderate
   oven (350).  These should be stored in an air-tight container - allow
   flavor to “ripen”.