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Marblehead's signature rum and molasses cookie tells a hidden story of the North Shore's past

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Rum, molasses, nutmeg and clove might sound like seasonal flavors this time of year, and they are, but they're also the flavors of the Joe Frogger cookie, a regional delicacy that connects Gingerbread Hill in Marblehead all the way to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. We hear from historians who are shedding new light on the story of these cookies, and the entrepreneurs behind them.

This segment aired on November 22, 2022.

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