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How to make gingerbread cookies with molasses?
Directions. Mix together the molasses, brown sugar, water and shortening. Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, allspice, ginger, cloves and cinnamon. Add to sugar mixture and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. Roll dough 1/4 inch thick on floured board. Cut with floured gingerbread cutter.
How to bake gingerbread cookies 55?
Gingerbread Cookies 55. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease one cookie sheet. Mix together the molasses, brown sugar, water and shortening. Sift together the flour, baking soda, salt, allspice, ginger, cloves and cinnamon.
Should you melt butter when making gingerbread cookies?
Melting your butter in your gingerbread cookie dough will insure that your cookies are very flat and do not puff up. Sometimes you want your cookies to be very airy and in that case, you should cream your softened butter with the sugar but in this case, we want our cookies to be very very flat with no bubbles.
Can You microwave gingerbread cookies?
The most important thing to remember when making gingerbread cookies is to make sure you melt down your butter and combine it with your brown sugar, molasses, salt, and spices. You can do this in the microwave or you can do it on the stovetop if you prefer.