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Ginger Creams Recipe

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Added: Wednesday, April 2, 2008


1/4 cup soft shortening
1/2 cup sugar
1 small egg
1/2 cup molasses
1 tsp soda dissolved in 1/2 cup hot water
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp cloves
1/2 tsp cinnamon

3/4 confectioners' sugar
1/4 tsp vanilla
1 tbsp cream

Mix shortening, sugar, egg and molasses together thoroughly. Stir in soda with water. Sift flour, salt and spices together and stir in. Chill dough. Drop rounded teaspoonfuls about 2" apart on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake until set, just until, when touched lightly with finger, almost no imprint remains. While slightly warm, frost with Quick Cream Icing. Temp: 400, Time: 7 - 8 minutes. Makes 4 dozen.
QUICK CREAM ICING: Blend together sifted confectioners' sugar, vanilla, and cream to make easy to spread (about 1 tbsp)

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Number Of Servings:
4 dozen




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