Large ginger bread cookies

Best Gingerbread Cookies

This recipe comes to us from The Junior League of Chicago. It is from their cookbook, "Celebrate Chicago! A Taste of Our Town."

Yield: 8-10 dozen
Collections: American Cookie Dessert

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Best Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

Preparation Instructions

Sift flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger and cloves together.

Cream shortening and sugar in mixer bowl until light and fluffy. Add egg, molasses and vinegar and beat well. Add flour mixture and mix well.

Chill for 3 hours.

Roll on lightly floured surface. Cut with cookie cutter. Place on nonstick cookie sheets.
Bake at 375 degrees for 5 to 6 minutes or until browned.

Yield: 8-10 dozen

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1 Comment

Alison L

This recipe is very nearly identical to mine! I use butter instead of shortening and apple cider vinegar. I actually have people offering to pay me to make these.