GINGERBREAD COOKIES

 

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Ingredients

  • 3 C flor
  • 2 t ground ginger
  • 1 t ground cinnamon
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 1/4 t ground nutmet
  • 1/4 t salt
  • 3/4 C butter, softened
  • 3/4 C firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 C molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 1 t pure vanilla extract

Directions

  • Mix flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmet and salt in large bowl.
  • Set aside.
  • Beat butter and brown sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy.
  • Add molasses, egg and vanilla; mix well.
  • Gradually beat in flour mixture on low speed until well mixed.
  • Press dough into thic flat disk.
  • Wrap in plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness on lightly floured work surface.
  • Use 5" cookie cutters.
  • Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges of cookies are set and just begin to brown.
  • Cool on baking sheets 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  • Decorate as desired.
  • Store airtight up to 5 days.

Notes

Categories: Christmas  Cookies 

Website Credit: http://www.mccormick.com/Recipes/Desserts/Gingerbread-Men-Cookies.aspx

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