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Gingerbread Shortbread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Diane McElmury
Added: Friday, November 30, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups flour
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
1 cup cold butter
2 tablespoons molasses

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 325. In a large bowl, combine flour, powdered sugar, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves. Using a pastry blender, cut in the butter along with the molasses until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Knead mixture until it forms a ball. Lightly coat a shortbread mold with cooking spray; cust with flour. Press the dough into the prepared mold. Prick surface with a fork. Bake in oven for 18-20 minutes or until bottom starts to turn golden brown and center is set. Let the shortbread cook in its pan for about 10 minutes before you loosen the edges with a knife and flip pan over onto a cutting board. Cut the shortbread into serving pieces while it is still warm. To store, layer between waxed paper in airtight container; cover.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 shortbread molds

 

 

 

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