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Lauri's Mom's Gingerbread Boys Recipe

Makes 36 cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 eggs
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • Redhots for eyes and buttons


Instructions:

1. Cream margarine, sugar, salt.
2. Stir in egg, molasses and vinegar.
3. Add remaining ingredients except red hots.
4. Chill 3-4 hours.
5. Roll out 1/8" thick on lightly floured board.
6. Place 1" apart on greased cookie sheet.
7. Press in red hots for eyes and buttons.
8. Bake 375F about 8 minutes.
9. Cool before removing from cookie sheets.


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Course:Dessert
Snacks
Cuisine:American
Preparation Method:Baking
Occasion:Christmas
Dish:Cookies
Difficulty:Easy

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