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Ginger Crinkles. Discover our recipe

  • 2/3 cup of shortening
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  • 2 cups of sifted flour
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 2 tsp of baking soda
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1 tsp of ginger
4.9/5 (58 Votes)

It can take days for bananas to ripen enough to bake with. This clever hack will make them banana-bread-ready in less than an hour!

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A wonderful old-fashioned baked bean flavor

  • 2 cups navy beans
  • 1/2 pound bacon
  • 1 onion finely diced
  • 3 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
4.6/5 (28 Votes)

A super easy idea for fun with the kids!

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Mix sugar, Crisco, beaten egg and molasses

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup Crisco creamed
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/3 cup molasses
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1Tbs ginger
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
4.5/5 (4 Votes)

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Inspired from Swedish ginger cookies, these ginger snaps are flavored with spiced bacon fat

  • 3 tablespoons bacon fat (recommend: Oscar Mayer)
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ cup packed light brown sugar
  • ½ cup white granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup vegetable oil
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon angostura aromatic cocktail bitters
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 ounce crystallized (candied) ginger (optional)
  • 1/3 cup raw sugar for decoration (optional)
4.1/5 (15 Votes)

Store-bought mixes may be tempting, but they cost you in money and taste...and they're not always much easier! Here are a few you really should be making from scratch.

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These are my "go to" recipe when we have to bring a dish to pass

  • 1 lb. bag dry great northern beans
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 lb. bacon (original recipe calls for ¼ lb salt pork)
  • 1 Tablespoon molasses
  • ¼ c. white sugar
  • ½ c brown sugar (sometimes I add up to ¾ c.)
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • Dash each Tabasco, Worchester sauce, and garlic powder
  • Salt & pepper to taste
4.3/5 (6 Votes)

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In a large bowl sift or whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, and spices

  • 2 cups (260 grams) all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup (113 grams) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup (210 grams) dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable, canola, or safflower oil
  • 1/3 cup (80 ml) unsulphured molasses (lightly grease measuring cup to prevent the molasses from sticking)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Garnish:
  • 1 cup (200 grams) granulated white sugar for covering the cookie balls before baking
4.1/5 (8 Votes)

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Combine first 9 ingredients in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil

  • 3 Tbsp ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp prepared mustard
  • 3/4 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp ground ginger
  • 12 oz skinless, boneless chicken thighs cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 4 sandwich rolls, cut in half horizontally
  • 12 dill pickle chips
4.1/5 (8 Votes)

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In a large bowl sift together flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon

  • 1 3/4 cup Flour
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Shortening
  • 1 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Molasses
  • 2 cups Rolled Oats
  • 1 cup Raisins
4/5 (5 Votes)

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This is a tasty PA German classic!

  • Bottom
  • 3/4 cup dark molasses
  • 3.4 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • Top
  • 1/2 and 1 cup flour
  • 1/4-1 1/2 cup shortening
  • 4 TB butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 9 in pastry
4/5 (5 Votes)

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I truly believe that the specific brand ingredients that I list in the recipe make a big difference in how the cook...

  • 3/4 c. butter, melted (not margarine)
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 c. Brer Rabbit Molasses
  • 2 c. flour
  • 2 t. baking soda
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • 1 t. ground cinnamon (REAL cinnamon. I buy mine from King Arthur flour)
  • 1/2 t. ground ginger
  • 1 t. Soft diced ginger (King Arthur brand)
  • Demarara sugar or coarse sugar for rolling before baking
3.9/5 (21 Votes)

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