Molasses Cookies
Polly Birt
Dad's favorites
1 Cup Molasses
1 Cup Sugar
2/3 Cup Shortening - melted
4 TSP Soda in 2/3 cup boiling water
4-5 Cup Flour (enough to roll and stay soft)
1 TSP Cream of Tartar
1 TSP Ginger
1 TSP Cinnamon
1 TSP Nutmeg
1/8 TSP Salt

Sift Flour, cream of tartar, ginger, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg together

Blend in other ingredients.  Roll on floured board and cut with round cutter.

Bake at 400 for 5-7 minutes.  Remove immediately from cookie sheet to rack..