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Joe Froggers Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lucinda Lautz
Added: Thursday, October 15, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup Crisco shortening
2 cups sugar
1 Tbsp salt
3/4 cup water
1/4 cup rum
7 cups flour
2 cups dark molasses
1 Tbsp ground ginger
1 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp allspice
1 tsp cloves
2 tsp baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
Yield: 5-7 dozen
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Cream shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Dissolve salt in water and mix with rum. Add baking soda to molasses. Sift flour with spices. Add liquid ingredients alternately with flour mixture to creamed mixture. Stir well between additions. Dough should be sticky. Chill overnight in refrigerator. In morning, flour board and rolling pin. Roll dough to 1/4 -1/2 inch thickness. Cut with large (3 1/2"-4") cookie cutter. Bake at 375 oven for 10-13 minutes or til done.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5-7 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe makes the best gingerbread cookies. Gingerbread guys or gals, hearts or circles. Decorate with icing. This dough can be frozen and used a little at a time.

 

 

 

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