...no not the kind we see in public.

These are cookies!!!

I used to love these things when I was a kid.

They're the best.

Here's the formula/receipe to make them.


Cry Babies(Soft Molasses Cookies)
1 C. shortening
1 C. sugar
1 C. molasses
2 eggs
1 Tblsp vinegar
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. ground ginger
2 tsp. baking soda
4 1/2 C. flour
1 C. hot black coffee

Prehat over to 375 degrees. Cream shortening and sugar well. Beat in molasses , eggs, vinegar. Sift dry ingredients together and mix in alternately with coffee. (dough should be thick and slightly sticky.) Drop by rounded tablesppon or teaspoon onto lightly greased cookiesheets about 2 inches apart. Bake 10 to12 minutes, makes 24 large cookies or 48 conventional size.