Moravian Christmas Cookies

Recipe by Tonkcats
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READY IN: 12mins
SERVES: 100
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine molasses, sugar, lard and soda dissolved in 2 tablespoons hot water over low heat. Melt and cool.
  • Add orange extract. Gradually add flour sifted with spices.
  • Dough should be firm.
  • Mix and knead thoroughly.
  • Cover well and set in cool place to ripen.
  • Roll small amounts of dough to 1/16" - 1/8" thick on a well floured board.
  • Cut into shapes with floured cutters. Use old-fashioned cookie cutters for added interest.
  • Place on greased tins, smoothing out any air bubbles.
  • Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or until light brown--watch carefully.
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