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Moravian Ginger Cookies

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Ingredients
  Molasses 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1 Dash
  Allspice 1 Dash
  Easy creamy icing 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Mix thoroughly molasses, shortening and sugar.
Blend in remaining ingredients except icing.
Cover; chill at least 4 hours.
Heat oven to 375°.
Roll dough 1/8 inch thick or, if desired, paper-thin on lightly floured cloth-covered board.
Cut into desired shapes.
Place 1/2 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake 8 minutes or until set.
Immediately remove from baking sheet; cool.
Frost with Easy Creamy Icing.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Ginger

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1803 Calories from Fat 584

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 66 g101.4%

Saturated Fat 17 g85.1%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1689.9 mg70.4%

Total Carbohydrates 289 g96.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.4%

Sugars 139.2 g

Protein 16 g32.6%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 0.65%

Calcium 36.3% Iron 71.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Moravian Ginger Cookies Recipe