Moravian Ginger Cookies I6 Reviews
“Crispy and very thin.” - by MBG
Original recipe yields 5 dozen
- In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening, brown sugar and molasses until smooth. Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg and allspice; blend into the creamed mixture. Work dough with hands until well blended. Cover and chill for about 4 hours. Dough must be thoroughly chilled to hold together.
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Roll out dough paper thin a little at a time. Cut into desired shapes using cookie cutters. Place on greased baking sheets.
- Bake 5 to 6 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned.
Amount Per Serving (30 total)
- 45 cal
- 1.4 g
- 7.7 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (6)Rate This Recipe
"Excellent recipe. It took about 5 minutes to mix up and about 5 minutes to bake! My three year old loved them...." See more"
"You have to chill these or they will not hold together. 4 hours minimum! 5 hours is better. Stir them up in the morning, and bake them right after dinner! Spicy, crispy, great with coffee, or hot tea ..." See moreand milk. For those of age, try with pumpkin ale! YUM!"
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