Soft Orange-Clove Gingerbread Cookies

Total Time
5 mins
12 mins

These are so perfect and yummy--my mom makes these every Christmas and every Christmas I help and eat about half the delicious dough raw!! lol These couldn't be easier, either. All the spices mix together to give you the perfect dough. Try these, you won't be disappointed.

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  1. Mix all dry ingredients together and cut in the butter.
  2. Add the wet ingredients. Knead a few seconds.
  3. Roll out on a lightly floured surface pretty thick, about 1/4 inch. Cut out cookies and bake at 350 degrees F for 12-14 minutes.
  4. *NOTE: Cookies should be baked but still soft and chewy, not crisp. Serving size is approximate.