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Gingerbread cookie recipe
« on: December 12, 2018, 01:17:39 AM »
Ginger Bread  Men Cookies

1 c. shortening                    1 1/2  tea. baking soda
1 c.  Sugar                         1/2 tea. salt
1 egg                                 2  to  3  tsp. ground   ginger
1 c. molasses                      1 tsp.  cinnamon
2 Tbl. vinegar                      1 tsp.  cloves
5 c.  all purpose flour

Cream  shortening and sugar,  beat  in  egg,  molasses  and   vinegar. Sift together  dry ingredients and blend into creamed mixture.  Chill 3  hours. Roll  dough onto lightly floured surface to 1/8". Cut into  shapes, and place 1" apart on cookie sheet. Bake at  375 degrees for  5   to  6  minutes. Cool  slightly on  cookie sheet and then   remove to  a  wire   rack.  Makes  about   5   Dozen