Christmas Gingerbread Cookies

Recipe by Chocolatl
READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 3 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift flour, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, baking soda and salt together. Set aside.
  • Beat butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in molasses and egg.
  • Gradually add flour mixture to make a soft dough.
  • Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 4 hours, or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • On a lightly floured board, roll dough out to about 1/4" thickness. Do not roll too thin.
  • Cut out shapes with cookie cutters.
  • Place on lightly greased baking sheets.
  • Bake for about 8 minutes, or until just firm when pressed. Do not overbake.
  • Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet.
  • Remove and place on racks to finish cooling.
  • Frost if desired. (Optional.).
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