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Orange Molasses Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter 250 Gram (1 Cup)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated orange rind 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Eggs 2
  Molasses 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All-purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).

MAKING
2) Mix the butter with the sugar until the mixture becomes light and creamy.
3) Whilst beating, add in the orange rind and eggs and then stir in the molasses.
4) Combine together the flour, baking soda, salt, ginger and nutmeg and add to the mixture.
5) Mix thoroughly and let it chill for at least one hour.
6) Roll out on a board layered with flour to a thickness of 1/4 inch (5 mm).
7) Sprinkle on top with sugar and roll lightly.
8) Cut into shapes desired and place on a previously buttered cookie sheet.
9) Bake in a 375°F (190°C) oven for about 10 minutes.

SERVING
10) Serve with tea or coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Orange
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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