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    Gingerbread Cookies

    List of Ingredients

    1 c. brown sugar, packed
    1/3 c. shortening
    1 ½ c. light molasses
    2/3 c. cold water
    2 tsp. baking soda
    1 tsp. salt
    2 tsp. ground ginger
    1 tsp. ground allspice
    1 tsp. ground cloves
    1 tsp. ground cinnamon
    7 c. flour

    1 ½ c. confectioner’s sugar
    1 large egg white
    1 pinch cream of tarter

    Cream together brown sugar and shortening. Mix in molasses and water. Mix in baking soda, salt, and spices until well blended. Gradually stir in flour until well mixed. Cover and refrigerate overnight or at least two hours.

    Heat oven to 350. Roll dough ¼ inch thick on floured board. Cut with floured cookie cutter. Place about 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake until no indentation remains when touched, 10 to 12 minutes; cool. Decorate with Frosting.





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