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Ginger Bread Cookies

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  • 1 stick butter - softened (1 stick of butter = 1/2 cup or 1/4 pound.)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • candies and colored frosting for decorating
Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl with electric mixer until creamy and smooth. Beat in ginger, cinnamon, baking powder, allspice and baking soda until blended. Beat in molasses and yolk.

On low speed, beat in flour. Divide dough in half, wrap and chill until firm.

Heat oven to 350F.

Roll half the dough at a time on a well floured surface to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut with floured cookie cutters.

Transfer with spatula to ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes until lightly browned. Let cookies cool on cookie sheets aprox 1 minute than transfer to racks.

Decorate as desired and enjoy!

Submitted by Karen Talley

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