Gingerbread Cookies


-3 cups flour

-1 1/2 tsp baking soda

-1/4 tsp salt

-1 TBS ginger

-1 1/3 tsp cinnamon

-1/4 tsp cloves

-6 TBS unsalted butter

-3/4 cup brown sugar (can be light or dark, up to you!)

-1 egg

-1/2 cup molasses

-2 tsp vanilla

Recipe Instructions:

-In a bowl, whisk together 3 cups flour, 1 1/2 tsp baking soda, 1/4 tsp salt, 1 TBS ginger, 1 1/3 tsp cinnamon, and 1/4 tsp cloves until it’s all blended together very well.

-In another bowl, cream together 6 TBS unsalted butter, 3/4 cup brown sugar, and 1 egg.

-Add in 1/2 cup molasses and 2 tsp vanilla and stir very well.

-Gradually stir the dry ingredients into the wet mixture until blended and smooth.

-Divide dough in half, then wrap each half in plastic and let stand at room temperature for 2-8 hours.

-Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line a couple of pans with wax paper.

-Roll out the dough with flour and cut cookies about 1/4 inch thick.

-Bake 1 pan at a time for 7-10 mins, depending on how soft or how crunch you want the cookies to by.

-Let stand and firm enough to move to a drying rack.

-Enjoy! šŸ™‚

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