Soft Molasses Cookies
Another easy one and SO YUMMY!
Cream 1 cup shortening with 1 cup sugar, add 2 eggs and beat until
fluffy. Stir in 1 cup molasses. Sift together 5 cups flour, 2 tsp
baking soda, 1 tsp cinnamon and 2 tsp salt. Add to creamed mixture,
alternately, with 1 cup of boiling water (the water has to be boiling.) Mix thoroughly.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a baking sheet.
Bake at 400 degrees for 12-15 minutes.