Burnt Sugar Cookies
Light, wonderful that cookies that are sure to make a frown turn upside-down!
Put 2 cup sugar in skillet, stir until melted. Remove from heat when molasses has become dark brown. Pour 1 cup boiling water into molasses after removing from heat. Mix eggs, lard, ginger, sour milk, salt while molasses cools. Put soda in molasses and stir well. Pour together and work in flour to stiff dough.
Drop on baking sheet by teaspoonful. Bake in 375℉ (190℃). oven.
First published: 1996-01-27 last updated: 2015-02-09