Aunt Sally Cookies

Aunt Sally Cookies

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"Just like the ones we bought when I was a child."

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1 h servings 146 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 146 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.1g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 141 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large bowl, cream together 1 cup white sugar and shortening until smooth. Stir in the egg yolks and molasses. Combine the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and ginger; stir into the molasses mixture alternately with the sour milk. Cover and chill for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). On a lightly floured surface roll the dough out to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut into rectangular shapes (I like to use a Spam can). Place cookies 1 inch apart onto an ungreased baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until lightly browned. Remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.
  4. To make the frosting, combine 1 1/2 cups sugar, vinegar, water and marshmallows. Mix well and place over a pot of simmering water. when the marshmallows have melted, stir in the egg whites. Remove from heat and beat with an electric mixer for 7 minutes. Stir in the vanilla and confectioners' sugar until well blended. Frost cooled cookies.
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Really good recipe. It's a very soft gingerbread kinda cookie. The taste may come of strong to others so what you can do is reduce amount of ginger or cut down on the molasses (maybe 3/4 cup?)....

We used to buy these when I was a kid. They came in a package that was red, covered with clear plastic. The absolute best with a glass of cold milk. This is comfort food!! I have made 4 batches ...

Awesome. Enough said.