Foemed Cookies

posted by Jackie in IN 01-27-100 1:26 PM

Shaker Spice Cookies

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup molasses
1 large egg
2 cups flour
2 Tbls. ginger
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cloves

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Thoroughly cream butter and sugar by hand, or with a mixer at lowest speed. Beat in molasses and egg until combined.

In a separate bowl mix all the dry ingredients, then add to the butter mixture. Knead for one minute.

Roll unchilled dough into 2 inch balls and place 4 inches apart on a baking sheet.

Stamp each ball. Bake at 350 degrees until nicely browned, start checking at 10 minutes.

Yield 16-18 cookies

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