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Cocoa Gingerbread Cookies

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Cocoa Gingerbread Cookies is a yummy addition to your dessert table. They are simply yummy! Try this Cocoa Gingerbread Cookies at home, I am sure everyone will love it!
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Dark molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Unsweetened cocoa 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄8 Teaspoon

Preheat oven to 400°F.
Lightly grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper.
Cream butter, shortening, brown sugar and molasses in large bowl.
Add egg; beat until light.
Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and cloves in small bowl.
Blend into creamed mixture until smooth.
Roll out dough 1/4 inch thick on lightly floured surface.
Cut out with cookie cutters.
Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until firm.
Remove to wire racks to cool.
Prepare Decorator Icing.
Spoon into pastry bag fitted with small tip.
Decorate cookies with icing.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2224 Calories from Fat 792

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 95 g146.3%

Saturated Fat 38.6 g193.2%

Trans Fat 3.9 g

Cholesterol 332.4 mg110.8%

Sodium 1273.5 mg53.1%

Total Carbohydrates 317 g105.7%

Dietary Fiber 31 g123.9%

Sugars 116.9 g

Protein 39 g77.1%

Vitamin A 33.3% Vitamin C 1.4%

Calcium 58.9% Iron 106.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cocoa Gingerbread Cookies Recipe