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Molasses Raisin Cookies

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp Clabber Girl Baking Powder
  • 2 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp cloves ground
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups raisins optional

Instructions

In mixer bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in molasses and eggs. Sift together flour, Clabber Girl Baking Powder, spices and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk. Stir in raisins. 

Drop heaping teaspoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake in 350 degree F. oven about 15 minutes until just springy to the touch. Remove from pans to cooling racks. Makes about 4 dozen.