Tuesday, June 16, 2015

THE FAMOUS PUBNICO MOLASSES COOKIE

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This iconic recipe from Pubnico, Nova Scotia, can be sampled at the Historic Acadian Village.
INGREDIENTS
1 cup sugar
1 cup margarine (i put butter)
1 cup dark molasses
1 large egg
4½ cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon each of ginger, cloves, cinnamon and salt
½ cup milk
INSTRUCTIONS
Pre-heat oven to 350F
Cream sugar and butter
Add molasses and egg; blend well
Combine dry ingredients: add to the above, alternately with milk
Bring dough together; refrigerate tightly wrapped
Roll to ¼ inch thick (this is quite thick; these cookies should not be thin)
Cut into shapes (They are round at Le Village Historique Acadien)