This recipe was designed for a large batch of hungry soldiers. You can easily halve or even quarter it.
Heat molasses and shortening together and cool. Add remaining ingredients and mix together thoroughly.
Form into rolls about 2” in diameter, wrap in waxed paper and chill 2-3 hours.
Preheat oven to 350ºF.
Slice and bake on a greased baking sheet in oven for 15-20 minutes.