Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1 cup white sugar
<br>- 1 cup shortening
<br>- 1 cup molasses
<br>- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
<br>- 5 cups all-purpose flour
<br>- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
<br>- 4 teaspoons baking soda
<br>- ½ teaspoon salt
<br>- 1 cup sour milk
<br>- ½ cup raisins for decorating
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and shortening until smooth. Stir in the molasses and vanilla. Combine the flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt; stir into the mixture alternately with the sour milk. Cover the dough and chill for at least one hour.
<br>step 2: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).Grease cookie sheets. On a lightly floured surface, roll out about 1/3 of the dough to 1/4 inch in thickness. Cut into circles about 3 inches in diameter using a cookie cutter or drinking glass. Place cookies 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookies sheets. Place a raisin onto the center of each cookie.
<br>step 3: Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
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Ingredients
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 cup shortening
- 1 cup molasses
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 5 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 4 teaspoons baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 cup sour milk
- ½ cup raisins for decorating

Directions
step 1: In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and shortening until smooth. Stir in the molasses and vanilla. Combine the flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt; stir into the mixture alternately with the sour milk. Cover the dough and chill for at least one hour.
step 2: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).Grease cookie sheets. On a lightly floured surface, roll out about 1/3 of the dough to 1/4 inch in thickness. Cut into circles about 3 inches in diameter using a cookie cutter or drinking glass. Place cookies 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookies sheets. Place a raisin onto the center of each cookie.
step 3: Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

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