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Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Gingerbread Cookies

This recipe can be cut into shapes and is a soft gingerbread cookie.


1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup softened butter
3 Tbs molasses
2 Tbs milk
1 egg
3 1/2 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon
1 1/2 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp salt


Heat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl combine sugar, butter, molasses, milk, and egg: mix well. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup and level off, place in a medium bowl. Take soda, cinnamon, ginger and salt and stir together in a small bowl. Stir spices into flour, and flour mixture into butter mixture. Blend well. Divide dough into thirds. Roll out 1/3 of the dough at a time, on a floured surface to 1/8 th inch thickness. Cut into shapes and place on an ungreased cookie sheet, 1 inch apart. Cook 7-10 minutes. Immediately remove from cookie sheet and cool completely. Frost with buttercream frosting. Decorate.

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