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Gingerbread Gypsies
#0653

Spice Islands®

Gingerbread Gypsies

Difficulty

  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 43 minutes

about 42 cookies

Ingredients

1/2 cup butter OR margarine, softened

1/2 cup dark brown sugar

1/4 cup dark molasses

2 cups all-purpose flour

1-1/2 teaspoons Spice Islands® Ground Ginger

1 teaspoon Spice Islands® Ground Saigon Cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands® Ground Nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

Prepared icings for decorating, optional

Colored sprinkles for decorating, optional

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Beat butter and sugar in a large bowl until light and creamy. Beat in molasses. Combine flour, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and salt in separate bowl. Beat into creamed mixture until just combined.

Form dough into ball. Roll dough to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut out shapes.

Bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 10 to 13 minutes or until lightly browned on bottom. Cool 1 minute on sheet; remove cookies to wire rack to cool completely. Decorate as desired.

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