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Ginger Bread Men Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Amy Hertzberg

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. sugar
1 c. shortening
1 c. molasses
1 egg
2 T. vinegar
5 c. flour
1 t. soda
t. salt
1 t. cinnamon
2-3 t. ginger
1 t. cloves

Directions:
Directions:
Cream sugar with shortening. Stir in molasses, egg, and vinegar. Beat well.
Sift dry ingredients and mix with liquid ingredients.
Chill about three hours.
Roll dough to ⅛" thickness on a lightly floured surface and cut with gingerbread cook cutter or others. Place on a greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 for 5-6 min.
Cool and decorate with red hots, raisins, or chocolate chips.

 

 

 

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