Kristen's Molasses Cookies

1½ cups shortening
2 cups sugar
½ cup molasses
2 eggs
4 tsp baking soda
4 cups flour
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp ground ginger
2 tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp salt

melt shortening and remove from heat
let cool slightly and pour into large mixing bowl
stir in sugar and molasses
add eggs, beating very well
add baking soda, flour, cloves, ginger, cinnamon, and salt
mix until well blended
chill dough few minutes
shape dough into size of small walnuts and roll in sugar
place on ungreased baking sheet about 2 inches apart
bake at 375 10-12 minutes
let stand few minutes before removing from baking sheet
place cookies on rack to cool
makes about 6 dozen

Honey Egg Nog Flip

3 T. honey
Few grains salt
6 eggs
4 ½ c.milk
¾ t. vanilla
Vanilla ice cream

Add honey and salt to eggs and beat well with rotary beater. Stir in milk
and vanilla. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Float a spoonful of ice cream on top of
each serving.

Yield: 6 servings


3 eggs, separated
3 T. sugar
½ c. crushed pineapple
½ c. cream
1 c. milk
Whipped cream

Beat egg yolks until light and foamy. Add sugar and beat well. Add
pineapple, cream and milk; stir to blend. Beat egg whites until stiff; fold
into pineapple mixture. Pour into punch cups. Garnish with whipped cream and

Yield: 4-6 servings