FAST TRACK GINGERBREAD COOKIES

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

Found this easy recipe on a bag of Domino Sugar and just in time for Christmas. This is a great way to spend time with the little ones, making (and eating) gingerbread men!
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Serves:

Makes about 8 dozen

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 box
(1 lb.) dark brown sugar
3 stick
unsalted butter, softened
1/3 c
molasses
2 large
eggs, room temperature
6 c
all purpose flour
2 Tbsp
ground cinnamon
2 Tbsp
ground ginger
1 1/2 tsp
all-spice
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large mixing bowl, combine sugar and butter with an electric mixer. Add molasses. Then add eggs, one at a time, scraping down sides of bowl with each addition.
2
In a second large bowl, whisk together all the dry ingredients. Slowly add dry ingredients to the brown sugar mixture by hand until a thick dough forms. Divide the dough into four parts, wrapping each with plastic wrap.
3
On a floured surface, roll out one portion of dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out shapes and place on a baking sheet 1-inch apart. Repeat with remaining dough. Bake in a preheated 375-degree oven for 8-10 minutes. Cool completely before removing cookies from pan. Decorate as desired.
4
NOTE: Dough can be frozen up to 3 months.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids