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  1. Heat the molasses and shortening.
  2. Mix and sift the dry ingredients and add to first mixture.
  3. Thoroughly chill, toss on lightly floured board and roll out very thin.
  4. Cut as desired.
  5. The bowl containing the remaining dough must be keep in a cool place or it will be necessary to add more flour. Excess flour will make the cookies hard and unattractive.
  6. Put on greased baking sheet and bake in a moderate oven (320-390°F.) twelve to fifteen minutes.