"Mysterious" Wine Drop Cookies

Ingredients

2/3 cup shortening
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 egg
4 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 cup molasses
1 cup sour milk
3/4 cup raisins (optional)

Preparation

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2
Cream well the shortening, sugar and egg
3
In medium bowl, combine dry ingredients. In another bowl, combine milk and molasses
4
Add flour and milk mixture. Add raisins
5
Drop by spoonful onto lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 15 minutes
6
While still warm from the oven, dust with confectioners' sugar

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A 100-year old recipe. The mystery is ours: who drank the wine? From the "Christmas Memories Cookbook" by Mystic Seaport Members.

Yield:

1.0 servings

Added:

December 10, 2010

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