Ginger Cookies—Gingerbread Men
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Ginger Cookies—Gingerbread Men



  1. Cream together shortening, brown sugar, spices and salt.
  2. Add the egg, mix thoroughly.
  3. Add molasses and blend.
  4. Sift together twice the flour, soda, baking powder and add to the molasses mixture.
  5. Stir well and chill.
  6. Roll out a fourth of the dough at a time, on floured board to a little more than 1/8 inch thick.
  7. Cut with gingerbread man cutters or other shapes.
  8. Bake on greased cookie sheets in moderately hot (375f) oven, 8 to 10 minutes.
  9. Cool before decoration.
  10. .

Other Information

Author: Organization.Yorkraft Inc

Source: Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking (1960-01-01)

Category: Dessert

Measure: avoirdupois

Ingredient: egg, shortening, molass, brown sugar, ginger, flour, cinnamon, allspice, baking powder, salt

Equipment: measuring cups, measuring spoons, oven, baking sheet, egg beater, rolling pin, refrigerator

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