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Gingerbread Cookies

3 1/4 cups sifted flour
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoonsf baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
3/4 cup Crisco
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup molasses
1 egg
 

1. Sift together flour, salt, baking powder, soda, and spices.

2. In large mixing bowl, cream together Crisco and sugar; add molasses and egg, and beat well.

3. Gradually add dry ingredients; stir to form a stiff ball.

4. Chill 1 hour.

5. On a floured surface, roll dough 1/4 inch thick.

6. Use cookie cutters to cut into the desited shapes and place onto a cookie sheet, about an inch apart. Note: a double bottom cookie sheet will prevent the cookies from burning on the bottom.

7. Bakes at 375 degrees for 5-6 minutes. Cool slightly; remove from cookie sheet and cool on rack or cutting board.

 
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Jaime El Sabio