Light Ginger Cookies

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READY IN: 32mins
YIELD: 3 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat the butter, shortening, sugars, baking powder, spices and salt until light and fluffy.
  • Add the egg and molasses and beat well.
  • Mix about half the flour into the butter mixture.
  • When well combined add the cornstarch and the remaining flour.
  • Divide in half and wrap well.
  • Chill for 1 hour or longer for easier rolling.
  • Roll dough to 1/8" to 1/4" thick on a flour dusted work surface and cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters.
  • Place on parchment lined or lightly greased cookie sheets.
  • Bake the cookies in a preheated 350 degree oven for 10 to 12 minutes until lightly browned at the edges.
  • Let cool for 5 minutes on cookie sheet before transferring to wire racks.
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