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Merry Christmas Cookies (Key Recipe) Recipe

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Added: Wednesday, April 9, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/3 cup soft shortening
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 egg
2/3 cup molasses
2 3/4 cups sifted flour
1 tsp soda
1 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp ginger

Directions:
Directions:
Mix shortening, brown sugar, egg and molasses together thoroughly. Sift flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, and ginger together and stir in. Chill dough. Roll out thick (1/4"). Cut into desired shapes. Place 1" apart on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake until, when touched lightly with finger, no imprint remains. When cool, ice and decorate as desired. Bake at 375 for 8 - 10 minutes. Makes 5 dozen.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 dozen

 

 

 

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