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Drop Frosted Cream Cookies

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1 cup sorgum
1 cup shortening, melted
1 cup sugar
1 cup sour milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons baking soda
2 eggs
1 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
4 cups flour


Mix ingredients together, one at a time. Mix flour last. Bake on a greased cookie sheet for 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Makes 4 to 5 dozen cookies. After cookies are cool, glaze with a white icing.

Diane Ladewig

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