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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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1412 Calories from Fat 413

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g72%

Saturated Fat 11.6 g58%

Trans Fat 5.9 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1359.2 mg56.6%

Total Carbohydrates 235 g78.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.4%

Sugars 92.9 g

Protein 16 g32.6%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 0.65%

Calcium 27.1% Iron 70.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Moravian Ginger Cookies Recipe