Mary Ann’s Cookies

Mary Ann’s Cookies Molasses cookie recipe from the 1940’s.


Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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    SERVING : 24

    YIELD : 4 dozen

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Cream sugar, shortening and molasses together. Mix the baking soda into the hot water. Add dry ingredients alternately with the water mixture.

  • Drop from a spoon onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes. DO NOT BROWN. Frost with a vanilla frosting if desired.

Per Serving: 214 calories; protein 2.7g; carbohydrates 36g; fat 6.7g; sodium 161.7mg.