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       Title: Swedish Ginger Cookies (Pepparkakor)
  Categories: Cookies, Christmas
       Yield: 10 servings
     1/2 c  Molasses
     1/2 c  Sugar
     1/2 c  Butter
       1    Egg, well beaten
   2 1/2 c  Sifted all-purpose flour
     1/4 ts Salt
     1/4 ts Baking soda
     1/2 ts Ginger
     1/2 ts Cinnamon
   Heat molasses in small saucepan to boiling point.  The boil 1 minute.
   Add sugar and butter and stir until butter is melted.  Cool.  Beat in
   egg. Sift together flour, salt, soda and spices.  Add to first
   mixture and mix thoroughly. Cover bowl tightly and chill overnight.
   Roll out a portion of the dough at a time on lightly floured pastry
   cloth. Roll out thin. Cut into desired shapes. Bake in a moderate
   oven (350) 6 to 8 minutes. Yield: 10 dozen cookies Note: The dough
   may be shaped into a roll and wrapped in waxed paper. Chill
   thoroughly overnight or longer. Slice thin and bake in moderate oven
   (350). These should be stored in an air-tight container - allow
   flavor to “ripen”.