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Soft Gingerbread Cookies

Updated on April 5, 2018


1/2 cup of brown sugar

1/2 cup of lard

1 teaspoon of salt

1 teaspoon of cinnamon

1 teaspoon of ginger

1 cup of table molasses

1/2 cup of water

1 tablespoon of baking soda

3 1/2 - 4 cups of flour


Step one:

Cream the sugar and the lard into a bowl and add seasonings.

Step two:

Add the molasses.

Step three:

Dissolve the baking soda into the water and add into the batter. Stir.

Step four:

Gradually add the flour until the dough is stiff enough to roll out.

Step five:

Roll the dough 1/4 inch thick on a floured board and cut into desired shapes.

Step six:

Bake for 6-8 minutes at 350 deg F.

Note: For softer cookies, underbake slightly.

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