Rolled Gingerbread Cookies

These cookies are perfect to decorate for the holidays. One tip for getting a smooth roll for cutting is to put a piece of plastic wrap over the dough as you roll it out.

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Servings: 50

Prep Time: 00:30

Cook Time: 12:00

Main Ingredients

1/2 c shortening

1/2 c butter

1 c granulated sugar

1 egg 1/2 c molasses

1/2 c honey

2 t apple cider vinegar

1 1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

2 tsp ground ginger

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp ground cloves


1Cream together the shortening, butter and sugar. Beat in the egg, molasses, honey and vinegar. Sift in the dry ingredients and mix together. Chill for 1 hour.

2Roll the dough 1/4" thick on a very lightly floured surface. Cut into shapes and place on parchment paper on a baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 12 minutes. Makes about 5 dozen.

Additional Notes

The number of cookies depends on the size of your cutters. If the dough is too crumbly when you pull it out to roll it, add a couple T of water.

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