|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Firmly packed light brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Dark molasses||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground ginger||2 Teaspoon|
|Water||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
In bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar; beat in molasses.
Combine flour, baking soda, spices and salt in other bowl.
Add to sugar mixture one-third at a time, alternating with water.
Stir until blended.
Form dough into ball; cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate 3 hours.
Preheat oven to 350°.
Roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness on lightly floured surface.
Cut out cookies in desired shapes.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes on greased or nonstick cookie sheet.
Cool on rack.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2987 Calories from Fat 446
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 51 g78.5%
Saturated Fat 30.1 g150.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 121 mg40.3%
Sodium 1674.3 mg69.8%
Total Carbohydrates 575 g191.7%
Dietary Fiber 16 g63.9%
Sugars 196.3 g
Protein 47 g94%
Vitamin A 28.7% Vitamin C 1.5%
Calcium 108.4% Iron 220.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet