- 1 cup butter or margarine
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup Brer Rabbit" Molasses (either Green or Gold label)
- 1 tbsp. vinegar
- 1 egg, beaten
- 4 to 5 cups sifted all-purpose flour
- 2 tsp. baking soda
- 1 tsp ground-ginger
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp. salt
Heat butter (or margarine). sugar and molasses in saucepan to
boiling. Let cool, then add vinegar and egg. Sift dry ingredients
together. Stir into molasses mixture; mix well. Chill
Roll 1/3rd chilled dough on well-floured board to 1/8 inch
thickness (keep remaining dough in refrigerator until needed).
Cut with floured cookie cutter or pattern. Place on greased
cookie sheet about 1 inch apart. Bake at 3500 for 10-12 minutes.
Transfer to wire racks; cool. Makes approximately 3 dozen
medium size cut-outs.
Decorate with Easy Confectioners Sugar Frosting. (below)
Easy Confectioners Sugar Frosting
Blend 2 cups sifted confectioners sugar and 2, tablespoons
milk. Add food coloring as desired.