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German   -   Gewurzplatzchen (Spice Cookies)   adapted from unknown

Description  
Ingredients
  • 1/2 Cup Butter Or Margarine
  • 1/4 Cup Shortening
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar -- Firmly Packed
  • 1 Each Egg -- Large
  • 1/4 Cup Molasses
  • 2 1/2 Cups Flour; Unbleached -- Unsifted
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ginger
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cloves -- Ground
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Allspice -- Ground
Directions Cream butter, shortening, and brown sugar thoroughly. Blend in egg and molasses. Sift together the remaining ingredients. Stir into sugar mixture. Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Flatten each ball with the bottom of a glass that has been greased and dipped into sugar. Bake in preheated 350 degrees F. oven for 12 to 15 minutes. Cool cookies on racks and store in airtight tins. Makes 4 dozen cookies.
Serves 6
Time to Make 0:00



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