Ginger Creams

Lauren Mitchell

By
@laurenboyd2113

Super soft gingerbread cookies with a sweet creamy icing.


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Serves:

Yields 4 dozen

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1/3 c
shortening
1/2 c
sugar
1
egg
1/2 c
dark molasses
1/2 c
water
2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
ginger
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
cloves

EASY ICING

1 c
powdered sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1-2 Tbsp
cream or milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400.
2
In a large bowl cream shortening and sugar, add egg, molasses, and water.
3
In a medium bowl sift together flour, salt, baking soda, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, and cloves.
4
Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients in three additions until just combine.
5
Chill for 1-2 hours.
6
Drop 1tspn. of dough 2 inches apart on a greased cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes or until set (almost no imprint remains when touched lightly)
7
For icing combine powdered sugar, salt, vanilla, and cream wisk until smooth.
8
Frost cookies while still slightly warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy