Recipe: Barley Molasses Cookies

(Sufficient for 3 Dozen Cookies)

  •  1 c. molasses
  •  1/2 c. shortening
  •  1/4 c. milk
  •  2 c. wheat flour
  •  1 c. barley flour
  •  2 tsp. ginger
  •  1 tsp. soda
  •  1/2 tsp. salt

Heat the molasses, pour it over the shortening, and add the milk. Sift the dry ingredients together, and add to the mixture. Cool, roll about 1/4 inch thick, cut, and bake in a quick oven, being careful not to burn.

Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4
by Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences (Year 1928)