Gingerbread Cookies

Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceNick Malgieris How to Bake
Prep time1 hour
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time1 hour, 30 minutes

Description

This dough is so soft and easy to work, theyre a pleasure to make.

Ingredients

2 cups
flour, whole wheat pastry
2 cups
flour, all-purpose
1 tablespoon
ginger, ground
2 teaspoons
cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon
nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon
cloves
1 teaspoon
salt
1/2 teaspoon
baking soda
1/2 pound
butter
2/3 cup
sugar, brown
2 ounces
eggs
2/3 cup
molasses

Instructions

Combine dry ingredients (flour, spices, salt, and baking soda) in a large bowl.

Beat the butter and brown sugar together in a second bowl. Add eggs one at a time and molasses. Beat in the flour mixture. U

se your hands or a wooden spoon to form the dough into one or more large balls. Cover and refrigerate for at least a 1/2 hour.

Preheat oven to 350°F. On a floured surface, roll dough out 1/4” thick and cut into favorite shapes. Reroll any scraps. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Notes

Icing (optional)

Powdered sugar mixed with a couple of drops of water or lemon juice works pretty well.