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Ginger Sprite

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Try out this sweet and completely delicious Ginger Sprites. You will be amazed at the fact that these turn out better than the ones from a bakery bakery!
Ingredients
  Sifted flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Grease a baking sheet.

MAKING
2) Combine the shortening and sugar and beat well till light and fluffy.
3) Add in the molasses and egg. Beat well.
4) Combine and sift the flour, soda, baking powder, and spices.
5) Add into the molasses mix and blend well.
6) Refrigerate.
7) On a lightly-floured board, roll out the dough to a 1/4-inch thickness.
8) Using a 6-inch "gingerbread-man" cookie cutter, cut out the dough.
9) Arrange on a baking sheet.
10) Place in the oven at 350°F and bake for 10 to 12 minutes.

SERVING
11) Serve as a snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Ginger
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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