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Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time 35

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Ingredients You'll Need

2 sticks butter
1 C brown sugar
4 tsp ground Ginger
4 tsp ground cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp finely ground black pepper
1 1/2 tsp salt
2 large eggs
3/4 C plus 2 Tablespoons molasses
6 cups all-purpose flour


Cream butter and sugar until fluffy.

Mix in ginger, cinnamon, cloves, pepper and salt.

Beat in eggs and molasses.

Add flour, mix on low speed to combine.

Divide dough into thirds, press to flatten, and wrap in plastic wrap.

Refrigerate and chill at least 1 hour

Pre-heat oven to 350.

Roll out dough and cut into shapes.

Bake until lightly browned about 35 minutes.

Questions, Comments & Reviews

This is an early Martha Stewart receipe. She has others but this one is the BEST! I don't like the current one that's in her new baking cookbook.

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