Total Time
25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

From Cooks.com recipe website. Note: don't be afraid to use the black pepper, makes them delicious. Don't remember how many dozen it really makes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Add ginger, cinnamon, cloves and pepper to butter, cream well.
  2. Gradually blend in sugar. Beat in egg.
  3. Sift flour with baking powder and stir into butter mixture, mix well.
  4. Refrigerate until stiff enough to handle (several hours or overnight).
  5. Roll out on floured board to 1/8" thickness. Cut with texas-shape cookie cutter dipped in flour.
  6. Place on baking sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool.
  7. FROSTING:
  8. Add 2 to 3 Tablespoons water to 2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar. Mix until smooth and spredable. Frost cookies. Place red cinnamon heart where you live in Texas.

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I rolled these into balls, flattened slightly and baked instead of cutting them into shapes. Then I frosted them per the recipe and just put three red hots on top. They are so, so good. The red hots makes them Christmas tray pretty.

Bogey'sMom December 13, 2007

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