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Ginger and Spice Cookies

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  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Solid vegetable shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Light molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg 1

1. In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and allspice.
2. In a medium bowl, beat sugar and shortening with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and flurry. Beat in molasses and egg.
3. Add flour mixture to sugar mixture and beat until well blended. Cover and refrigerate dough at least 1 hour, until firm.
4. Preheat oven to 350°F. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten slightly, using the tines of a fork. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, just until golden brown. Let stand 2 minutes on cookie sheet, then remove to a wire rack and let cool completely.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3589 Calories from Fat 1430

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 162 g248.9%

Saturated Fat 40.5 g202.7%

Trans Fat 20.2 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 2453.4 mg102.2%

Total Carbohydrates 513 g171.1%

Dietary Fiber 10.6 g42.3%

Sugars 297.9 g

Protein 33 g65.8%

Vitamin A 5.6% Vitamin C 2.5%

Calcium 31.4% Iron 98.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Ginger And Spice Cookies Recipe