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Ginger Bread Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Leona Paetsch

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup oh margarine
1 egg
1 cup white sugar
1/4 cup molasses
2 1/4 cups flour
1 egg
2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp each of cinnamon, ginger and cloves

Icing:
1 tbsp margarine
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 cup icing sugar
2 tsp milk, icing will be runny

Directions:
Directions:
Combine dry ingredients
Cream together margarine, sugar, egg and molasses
Add dry ingredients
Put dough on floured board and knead well
Roll into rope, split in half and again and again
Roll each piece into rope approx 7 inches long
With rolling pin, roll into rectangle about 10x4 inches
Put on cookie sheet and back at 350 for 10 minutes ONLY

Icing:
Mix together
Pour icing over warm cookies and cut into strips right away. Cool on rack
Score cookies right out of oven and the ice

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Roll onto parchment paper then transfer to cookie sheet.
Easier to handle

Spread icing with back of tsp

Excellent

 

 

 

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