Ginger Cookies

Recipe by HokiesMom
READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
SERVES: 20
YIELD: 40 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the shortening, brown sugar and molasses.
  • Stir in the 1/2 c cold water.
  • In a medium bowl, sift together flour, salt, and spices (NOT the baking soda).
  • Mix the flour mixture into the wet ingredients.
  • In a small bowl, stir the baking soda into the 3 tbls of cold water; then stir into the other dough mixture.
  • Chill dough for a minimum of 2 hours.
  • Roll out dough to a 1/2" thickness.
  • Cut with cookie cutters of your desired shape/design.
  • Place 2 inches apart onto a greased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 14-16 minutes.
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