This molasses-and-spice cutout cookie recipe is a definite kid-favorite during the holiday season.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
chill:
2 hrs
bake:
11 mins at 350°
Yield:
about 3-1/2 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Beat butter and sugar. Beat in egg and molasses. Combine flour, cocoa, baking soda, ginger, pepper and cinnamon in another bowl. Stir into butter mixture. Divide dough into 2 halves. Wrap; chill 2 hours.

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  • Heat oven to 350°F. Roll half of dough on a floured surface to 1/8 inch thick. Cut shapes with a 3-inch cutter; transfer to ungreased baking sheets. Reroll scraps; cut. Repeat with remaining dough.

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  • Bake at 350°F for 11 minutes. Transfer cookies to racks to cool. Decorate with Royal Icing; do not thin with extra water.

Nutrition Facts

77 calories; total fat 2g; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 13g.
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