These are great for Gingerbread People cutouts! The kids have a blast decorating these little people…
- 1 c. packed brown sugar
- 1/3 c. shortening
- 1 1/2 c. dark molasses
- 2/3 c. cold water
- 7 c. self-rising flour
- 2 t. ground ginger
- 1 t. ground allspice
- 1 t. cinnamon
- 1 t. ground cloves
- Mix brown sugar, shortening, molasses and water in large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and chill at least 2 hours.
- Heat oven to 350. Grease cookie sheet with shortening.
- Roll dough 1/4 in. thick on floured surface. Cut out with floured cutter. Place 2 in. apart on cookie sheet
- Bake 10-12 minutes or until no indentation remains when touched. Remove from sheet, cool on wire rack.