Molasses Cut-Out Cookies for Gingerbread Men

Recipe by Aroostook
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READY IN: 2hrs 12mins
SERVES: 60
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix sugar and shortening together until light and fluffy.
  • Add molasses and beat until it is incorporated Add hot water and stir well.
  • Sift dry ingredients into mixture a cup at a time and stir until mixed well Chill for at least 2 hours.
  • Roll out a small amount, cut out a cookie round and test by cooking in a preheated 375F oven.
  • If cookies are spreading out too much, add and knead in a bit more flour.
  • Roll out dough a quarter at a time, keeping the rest chilled.
  • This makes handling the dough easier.
  • Roll out (using an equal mixture of confectioners sugar and flour) and cut into gingerbread men shapes.
  • Bake in a preheated 375F oven for about 12 minutes.
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