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Moravian Ginger Cookies

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Ingredients
  Molasses 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Shortening 3 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Gold medal flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Dash
  Allspice 1 Dash
Directions

Mix molasses, shortening, and sugar thoroughly.
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Stir together remaining ingredients; blend in.
Work with hands until well blended.
Cover; chill about 4 hr.
Heat oven to 375°
Roll dough out paper-thin, a little at a time.
Cut in desired shapes.
Place on greased baking sheet.
Bake 5 to 6 min., or until lightly browned.
If desired, when cool, frost with Easy Creamy Icing

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Ginger

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