Ginger Cremes Recipe

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Ginger Cremes

Christe Harwood

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@charwood

Linda Myers - this recipe comes from Great Aunt Minnie. A favorite of us all, it is a soft cookie and is better if it has aged a few days.

Genevieve Enderes - makes great gingerbread men!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

CREAM

1 c
molasses/sorghum
1 c
lard (no substitutions)
1 c
brown sugar

ADD

1 c
boiling water in which 4 teaspoons baking soda has been dissolved

MIX ABOVE INGREDIENTS WELL, ADD

1 tsp
ginger
1 tsp
allspice
1 tsp
cloves
4 3/4 c
flour
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
nutmeg

Step-By-Step

1Refrigerate overnight. Divide dough into 3 parts.
2Using lots of flour, roll out about 1/4 inch thick. Cut into desired shapes; sprinkle with sugar before baking.
3Bake at 350 degrees on a well greased cookie sheet for 15 minutes until slightly brown on edges but still soft by the fingertip test (touch lightly, if done it will spring right back).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies