Grandma’s Molasses Cookies

INGREDIENTS

  • 3½ cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon allspice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 stick butter
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 1 cup molasses
  • ¼ cup cold water
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • 1 cup nuts optional

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Sift together flour, baking soda, spices and salt.
  2. Beat together the egg, butter, sugar, and molasses.
  3. Add 1 cup of the flour mixture to the wet ingredients; combine.
  4. Add cold water and vinegar and mix.
  5. Add remaining dry ingredients. Mix well. Form into balls and place on baking sheet.
  6. Bake at 375°F for 12-15 minutes.