Mom’s Molasses Cookies

1 c. lard
3 eggs, beaten
1 c. baking molasses
1 ½ c. brown sugar
½ tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. baking soda
1 c. boiling water
3 ½ to 4 c. flour


Dissolve baking soda in boiling water. Add rest of ingredients and stir well (dough will be soft). Drop onto cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees.

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