Diary of a Kentucky Cook

Don't forget what is truly important, the simple and basic things in Life. Honesty, Pure Emotions, Gardening, Cooking, the Joy of Creating and sharing Recipes and to be blessed by the majestic beauty of Nature. Once you find out what makes you happy, try to do THAT for a living.

Monday, July 02, 2007

Dixie Snaps Kentucky civil war cookie recipe

Dixie Snaps
kentucky civil war cookie recipe
(350 degrees)

1 c molasses
3 tsp ginger
3 tsp soda
1/2 c butter & shortening
1 1/2 tsp salt
3 c flour

Bring molasses to a boil
Take off the heat
Add butter and shortening.
Add ginger and salt
Add soda pre-mixed in a little milk.
mix well.
Add some of your flour, stirring in slowly.
Roll mixture, continue to add flour and knead well.
Roll thin.
Cut in wafer size and bake in moderate oven on either greased tins
or greased heavy paper laid on the bottom of your pan.
Let cool.

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