Gingerbread Cookies

Preparation:  10 min. Cooking: 40 min. Total: 50 min.
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  • 5 1/4 Fl Oz shortening
  • 1/2 Cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 pinch salt
  • 6 Fl Oz molasses
  • 1 eggs
  • 3 Cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
Cream together first 6 ingredients. Add egg and mix. Add molasses and mix again.

Mix together flour, baking powder and baking soda in a separate bowl. Sift. Add to the creamed mixture and stir until well blended. Chill 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 375 ℉. Roll out dough 1/4 at a time to 1/8 inch thickness or slightly thicker on a lightly floured board. Cut with a cookie cutter and transfer to a greased (or non stick) cookie sheet.

Repeat with remaining dough. Before baking, decorate with raisins as you like.

Place in oven for 8 - 10 minutes.

Cool on a wire rack

Decorate with icing, candy pieces, chocolate chips or any other items you wish.
Calories
210 Cal
Fat
8.1 g
Carbs
33 g
Protein
2.6 g
Fiber
0.7 g
Sugar
14 g
Cholesterol
12 mg
Sodium
100 mg


Nutrients

Fiber     0.7 g
Fat     8.1 g
Sugar     14 g
Carbs     33 g
Protein     2.6 g
Calories     210 Cal

Fats

Fat, Poly     2.2 g
Fat, Mono     3.4 g
Fat, Sat     2 g
Fat, Trans     0 g
Fat, Percent     34 %

Vitamins

Vitamin, K     0.3 mcg     0.2 %
Vitamin, A     19 IU     0.6 %
Vitamin, B12     0 mcg     1.1 %
Niacin     1.4 mg     8.6 %
Riboflavin     0.1 mg     9.1 %
Vitamin, C     0.1 mg     0.1 %
Vitamin, D     1.2 IU     0.2 %
Vitamin, B6     0.1 mg     7 %
Vitamin, E     0.1 mg     0.6 %
Panto, Acid     0.3 mg     4.9 %
Choline     11 mg     1.9 %
Thiamin     0.2 mg     14 %

Minerals

Calcium     51 mcg     5.1 %
Phosphorus     46 mg     6.6 %
Magnesium     40 mg     9.5 %
Copper     0.1 mcg     11 %
Fluoride     0.2 mcg     4.1 %
Zinc     0.2 mg     2.1 %
Cholesterol     12 mg     0.1 %
Sodium     100 mg     6.8 %
Selenium     10 mcg     19 %
Manganese     0.5 mg     6.4 %
Potassium     240 mg     5.2 %
Iron     1.8 mg     22 %