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Spicy Gingerbread Cookies

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"Great to make cut cookies in whatever shape you please!"

Serves 12 - 24 | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 8 - 12 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

Thank you Michelle G for submitting this!

"I Love Making Gingerbread With My Mom Every Christmas. It’s My Dads Oldest Sisters Recipe & I Have Fun Making It With Her Too."


Ingredients You'll Need

2 1/4 C sugar
3/4 C water
3/8 C dark corn syrup (just under 1/2 C)
1 1/4 Tbs cinnamon
2 tsp ground cloves
1 Tbs ginger
2 cubes + 2 Tbs margarine
1 Tbs baking soda
8 C flour


Preheat oven to 350

Combine sugar, water, corn syrup, cinnamon, cloves and ginger in a sauce pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved.

Dissolve baking soda in 1 Tbs water, and gradually add to mixture.

Add flour gradually and work until dough is firm.

Divide dough into thirds and roll out on floured surface to 1/8 inch, and cut with cookie cutters.

Bake 8-12 minutes, and cool slightly before removing from cookie sheet. Allow to cool completely before frosting

Pairs Well With

Cold milk!

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