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Molasses Kneel Downs

These are a more complicated cookie in terms of shaping the football shape. They are so darn cute once they are done.

  1. Mix the shortening, molasses, sugar and egg until smooth
  2. Sift the dry ingredients and add to the wet batter
  3. Mx to combine
  4. Refrigerate 1 hour
    Form the football
  1. Remove from the fridge and form walnut-sized balls slightly pinching the ends to form an oval
  2. or
  3. Roll the dough out and cut out the football shape
  4. Use a knife to lightly cut the look of the laces into the football
  5. Bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes

Prep Time: 30 minutes - Cook Time: 10 minutes ; Yield: 36