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Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Gingerbread Cookies, by , is from Ahart llFamily Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

2007 Minnesota Aharts' Cookbook
Added: Sunday, October 21, 2007


1/3 cup soft shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cup dark molasses
2/3 cup cold water
6 cups sifted flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp cinnamon

1. In a mixing bowl, thoroughly mix shortening, brown sugar and molasses.
2. Sift together and stir in the rest of the ingredients.
3. Chill dough, roll out to inch thick.
4. Cut cookies and place on greased cookie sheet
5. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This dough is great for gingerbread men.




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