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Old-Timers Cookies

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. Prep
30 min.
20 min.
Ready In
530 min.
4 dozen
Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
Metric measurements


3/4cup lard
3/4cup sugarVideo
3/4cup molasses mild
3/4cup sour cream
4 1/2cups flour, all-purpose
2teaspoons baking sodaVideo
2teaspoons cinnamonVideo
1 1/2teaspoons salt
1teaspoon ginger *
* not incl. in nutrient facts


Cream lard and sugar together.

Add molasses and cream, then the eggs.

Stir in the sifted dry ingredients.

Dough will be soft.

Chill in refrigerator overnight.

Use half of dough at a time. Roll out lightly, 1/4-inch thick on a floured cloth.

Cut rounds of 2 1/2 to 3 inches.

Place on greased cookie sheets and bake 15 to 20 minutes.

First published: last updated: 2014-12-16

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 327g (11.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 128134% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 49g 75%
Saturated Fat 21g 105%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 1207mg 50%
Total Carbohydrate 65g 65%
Dietary Fiber 4g 17%
Sugars g
Protein 32g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 21% Iron 55%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

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