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    Moravian Christmas Cookies

    Total Time:

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    12 mins

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    12 mins

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine molasses, sugar, lard and soda dissolved in 2 tablespoons hot water over low heat. Melt and cool.
    2. 2
      Add orange extract. Gradually add flour sifted with spices.
    3. 3
      Dough should be firm.
    4. 4
      Mix and knead thoroughly.
    5. 5
      Cover well and set in cool place to ripen.
    6. 6
      Roll small amounts of dough to 1/16" - 1/8" thick on a well floured board.
    7. 7
      Cut into shapes with floured cutters. Use old-fashioned cookie cutters for added interest.
    8. 8
      Place on greased tins, smoothing out any air bubbles.
    9. 9
      Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or until light brown--watch carefully.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 12, 2005

      55

      These cookies are worth the preparation time and very moreish - I made the mistake of not making the full quantity shown here.

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    • on December 21, 2004

      35

      I'm not too fond of molasses but tried this anyway. The preparation was too time consuming for my liking. It's nice and spicy if you like spice and molasses.

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    Nutritional Facts for Moravian Christmas Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (12 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 100

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 48.8
     
    Calories from Fat 9
    19%
    Total Fat 1.0 g
    1%
    Saturated Fat 0.4 g
    2%
    Cholesterol 0.9 mg
    0%
    Sodium 21.1 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.2 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
    0%
    Sugars 4.7 g
    19%
    Protein 0.5 g
    1%

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