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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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