Soft Molasses Cookies

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Servings: 30
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Ingredients
  • 1⁄4 cup sugar
  • 1⁄2 cup molasses
  • 1⁄2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1⁄2 cup hot coffee
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1⁄4 cup sugar (dry sugar)
  • 2 3⁄4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
Directions
  • Cream sugar, molasses and shortening together at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs and mix at medium speed until creamy, scraping down the bowl before and after adding eggs.
  • Stir flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, salt and dry sugar substitute together to blend well, and then add, along with coffee and lemon juice, to creamy mixture.
  • Mix at medium.
  • Mix at medium speed until creamy.
  • Drop dough by 1 1/2 Tablespoon onto cookies sheets that have been sprayed with pan spray or lined with aluminum foil.
  • Bake at 375° for 12-14 minuntes, or until cookies are firm.
  • Remove them to a wire rack and cool to room temperuture.