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Gingerbread Cutouts (Cookie Exchange Quantity)

Gingerbread Cutouts (Cookie Exchange Quantity)
  • Prep 2 hr 15 min
  • Total 4 hr 45 min
  • Servings 108

“Can we eat them yet?” is the first question you’ll hear every time you bake these spicy gingerbread cookies. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Cookies

1
cup packed brown sugar
1/3
cup shortening
1 1/2
cups dark molasses
2/3
cup cold water
7
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2
teaspoons baking soda
2
teaspoons ground ginger
1
teaspoon ground allspice
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon ground cloves
1/2
teaspoon salt

Easy Creamy Frosting

4
cups powdered sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
About 5 tablespoons half-and-half

Steps

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  • 1
    In large bowl, stir together brown sugar, shortening, molasses and water. Stir in remaining cookie ingredients. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  • 2
    Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet. On floured surface, roll dough 1/8 inch thick. Cut with floured gingerbread cutter or other favorite shaped cutter. Place about 2 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  • 3
    Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until no indentation remains when touched (for a softer, chewier cookie, bake 8 to 10 minutes). Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4
    In large bowl, stir together all frosting ingredients until smooth and spreadable. Decorate cookies with frosting.

Expert Tips

  • Using a tub of Betty Crocker® ready-to-spread frosting instead of making the frosting can save you a few precious moments during the busy holiday season.
  • Store unbaked cookie dough tightly covered in the refrigerator for up to 48 hours.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
5
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
40mg
2%
Potassium
130mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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