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Ginger Snap Cutouts

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs), sifted
  Baking soda 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 2 Teaspoon
Directions

Add the sugar gradually to the shortening, creaming until fluffy.
Add the molasses gradually, beating thoroughly.
Sift flour, baking soda, salt, and ginger together; add in fourths to creamed mixture, mixing well after each addition.
Chill dough until firm enough to roll.
Working with a small amount of dough at a time, roll about 1/16 inch thick on a floured surface.
Cut with a round 2 1/2 inch cookie cutter.
Place rounds on ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake at 375°F about 8 minutes.
Allow cookies to remain about 30 seconds on cookie sheets before removing to wire racks.
Cool thoroughly.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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