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Gingerbread Egg Cookies Recipe

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Category: Holiday, Eggs, Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter-flavored shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons molasses
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


Cream the butter, shortening and the sugar together. Add the egg, vanilla and molasses and mix until well-blended.

Add the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, ground cloves and salt, mixing until well combined. Use a wooden spoon if your mixer can”™t handle it.

Transfer the dough to an airtight container and chill for 2-3 hours.
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.

Lightly flour a surface and roll the dough out to 1/4 inch thick.
Use cookie cutters to cut out the dough in Gingerbread Men or other shapes

Place cookies 1”³ apart on greased cookie sheets.

Bake for 10-12 minutes until cookies are light brown along the edges.

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