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Ginger Creams with Vanilla Butter Frosting Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lucy L. Leotaud

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Ginger Creams:
cup sugar
⅓ cup shortening
1 egg
cup molasses (unsulphured)
cup water

2 cups flour
1 tsp. ground ginger
tsp. salt
tsp. baking soda
tsp. nutmeg
tsp. cloves
tsp. cinnamon

Vanilla Butter Frosting:
cup margarine or butter (softened)
2 cups powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbsp. milk

Directions:
Directions:
Ginger Creams: Mix sugar, shortening and egg. Add molasses and water - blend well. Stir in dry ingredients and refrigerate at least 1 hour (or longer).

Heat oven to 400. Drop dough by rounded teaspoon - about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until almost no indentation remaining when touched - about 8 minutes.

Immediately remove from cookie sheet and cool. Frost with Vanilla Butter Frosting. Makes about 4 dozen cookies.

Vanilla Butter Frosting: Mix butter and sugar. Beat in vanilla and milk until smooth and spreading consistency.

 

 

 

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