Rating: 4.5 stars 4.6
32 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 25
  • 4 star values: 5
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1

Great solid cookie for making cookie people and ornaments. Holiday favorite! I usually double or quadruple this recipe!

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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

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  • Cream 1/2 cup of butter or margarine. Add brown sugar and beat. Beat in egg and molasses. In a separate bowl, combine 2 3/4 cups of flour, soda and spices. Add to butter mixture. Blend well.

  • Roll dough out 1/8 inch thick on floured surface. Cut into shapes. Bake for 6-8 minutes.

  • To Make Frosting: Cream 1/3 cup butter. Gradually add 2 cups sifted confectioners sugar, 1 tablespoon milk and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until smooth. Put in a pastry bag with small tip and decorate cookies.

Nutrition Facts

381 calories; protein 3.7g; carbohydrates 62.1g; fat 13.6g; cholesterol 49.5mg; sodium 209.7mg. Full Nutrition
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