Ginger Cremes

Ginger Cremes

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Christe Harwood

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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

How to Make Ginger Cremes

Step-by-Step

  1. Refrigerate overnight. Divide dough into 3 parts.
  2. Using lots of flour, roll out about 1/4 inch thick. Cut into desired shapes; sprinkle with sugar before baking.
  3. Bake 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).

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About Ginger Cremes

Course/Dish: Cookies



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