CREAM-FILLED MOLASSES COOKIES
 
 
Ingredients
  • 1 ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 ¼ cup white sugar
  • 1 ½ cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 teaspoons soda dissolved in ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup cane molasses
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 ¾ cup flour
  • CREAM CHEESE FILLING
  • cream cheese
  • butter, softened
  • powdered sugar
  • vanilla
Instructions
  1. FOR THE COOKIES: Cream together sugars and shortening. Add eggs, blend and add molasses and milk with soda. Mix well then add dry ingredients and blend together. Chill a couple hours, shape into balls then roll into sugar if desired, place on cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes or until set.
  2. FOR THE FILLING:
  3. Cream together cream cheese and butter, add powdered sugar and vanilla. Spread between two cookies, sandwich style.
Recipe by Amish 365: Amish Recipes - Amish Cooking at https://www.amish365.com/30313-2/