Gingerbread Cookies

Christine Whisenhunt

By
@cwhisenhunt

Yet another of my Christmas cookie recipes. I know you're supposed to cut them out into gingerbread men, but I just cut them out in whatever shapes I want. I'm a rebel like that! LOL

Note: 1 hour of prep time is to chill dough.

**Photo borrowed from internet.**


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Serves:

Makes 2 dozen.

Prep:

1 Hr 15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

2 1/4 c
flour
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 c
shortening
1/2 c
molasses
1
egg
1 1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1 tsp
ginger
1 tsp
cloves
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
dried currants for decoration (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix ingredients together. Refrigerate for 1 hour, then roll out on a lightly floured surface to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut out and place 1/2 inch apart on baking sheet. If using currants, place them as desired for decoration. Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy