Spice Cookie Cutouts
|Raisin bran||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Post Brand)|
|Sifted all purpose flour||1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)|
|Soft butter/Other shortening||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Molasses/1.5 cups grape nuts flakes / post 40% bran flakes / post toasties||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
Sift flour once, measure, add salt, ginger, and cinnamon, and sift again.
Cream shortening and sugar together; add egg.
Stir soda into molasses and add to shortening mixture.
Add sifted dry ingredients and crushed cereal; mix well.
Chill until firm enough to roll.
Roll about 1/4 inch thick on lightly floured board or between waxed papers.
Cut with assorted cooky cutters.
Place on lightly greased baking sheet and bake in moderate oven (375Â° F.) for 15 minutes.
Makes 3 1/2 to 4 dozen cookies, about 2 1/2 inches in diameter.
Note: If desired, garnish cookies before baking with raisins, gumdrops, or nuts; or spread baked, cooled cookies with Brown Sugar Glaze (below).