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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."



8-10 dozen


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.


This recipe was provided by T from Chicago