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Ginger Cookies

  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
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  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.

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Nutrition Facts

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

Ginger Cookies Recipe