Soft Molasses Cutout Cookies

39
Servings
3.5h
Prep Time
8m
Cook Time
3h 38m
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 39 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (43.5 g)
  • Calories 162.9
  • Total Fat - 6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 10.7 mg
  • Sodium - 149.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 25.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.5 g
  • Sugars - 11.6 g
  • Protein - 2.2 g
  • Calcium - 22.9 mg
  • Iron - 0.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

In a large bowl, cream shortening and sugars until light and fluffy.

Step 2

Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Step 3

Beat in molasses.

Step 4

Combine the flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with water, beating well after each addition.

Step 5

Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until easy to handle.

Step 6

On a lightly floured surface, roll out to 1/4-in. thickness.

Step 7

Cut with 2-1/2-in. cookie cutters dipped in flour.

Step 8

Place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets.

Step 9

Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until edges are firm.

Step 10

Remove to wire racks to cool.

Step 11

Frost or dust with confectioners' sugar if desired.

Tips & Variations


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