Ginger Creams

Ginger Creams Spicy ginger cookie frosted with a confectioners’ sugar icing.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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    SERVING : 24

    YIELD : 4 dozen

  • Mix shortening, white sugar, egg, molasses, and water thoroughly. Sift together flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, baking soda, and spices and blend in. Chill dough until firm.

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).

  • Drop dough by teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart on lightly greased baking sheet. Bake about 8 minutes, or until almost no imprint remains when touched lightly. While slightly warm, frost with icing.

  • To Make Frosting: Blend confectioners’ sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Add cream to make icing easy to spread. Spread on cookies with spatula or pastry brush.

Per Serving: 127 calories; protein 1.4g; carbohydrates 22.6g; fat 3.5g; cholesterol 9mg; sodium 105.1mg.