Holiday Cookie Recipe Swap
Nov 14, 2012

2012 cookie swap: Brenda's spicy gingerbread cookies

By: Style At Home

2012 cookie swap: Brenda's spicy gingerbread cookies Author: Style At Home

Holiday Cookie Recipe Swap
Nov 14, 2012

2012 cookie swap: Brenda's spicy gingerbread cookies

By: Style At Home
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Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter flavour shortening
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1-¼ cup molasses
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 5-½ to 6 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1-½ tsp ground cloves
  • 2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp ground white pepper


Directions

1 Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2 Cream together shortening butter and granulated sugar.

3 Add molasses, eggs and vanilla, and mix well. Sift dry ingredients into separate bowl, and add to wet ingredients a little at a time, stirring in completely. 

4 Chill for an hour or two. Roll out on floured counter to about 1/4 an inch thick and cut into shapes.

5 Bake at 375° for 7-10 minutes. Let cool, and decorate with royal icing.

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2012 cookie swap: Brenda's spicy gingerbread cookies