Making cookies this holiday season? Check out these tips for making Christmas cookies.
Makes about 4-1/2 dozen cookies
|1/2||cup butter, softened|
|1/2||cup packed brown sugar|
|4||cups all-purpose flour|
|2||teaspoons baking soda|
|1||teaspoon ground ginger|
|1/2||teaspoon ground allspice|
|1/2||teaspoon ground cinnamon|
|1/2||teaspoon ground cloves|
|White or colored frostings|
- Beat butter and brown sugar in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until creamy. Add water, molasses and egg; beat until blended. Add flour, baking soda, ginger, allspice, cinnamon and cloves; beat until well blended. Wrap dough tightly with plastic wrap; refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheets. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface with lightly floured rolling pin to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutter. Place cutouts 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
- Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until set. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Decorate with frostings as desired. Store in airtight containers.
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