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La Belle Cuisine
Gingerbread Cutout Cookies
from the kitchen of Chefs Lisa and Keegan
6 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup [2 sticks] butter
1 cup dark brown sugar
4 teaspoons ground ginger
4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cloves
1 teaspoon finely ground black pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 large eggs
1 cup unsulfured molasses
In a large bowl sift together the flour, baking soda, and baking powder;
In an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream butter and
sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in spices and salt, then eggs and molasses.
Add the flour mixture and combine on low speed.
Divide the dough into thirds and wrap in plastic. Chill for at least 1 hour.
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. On a floured work surface roll the dough 1/8 inch
thick. Cut into desired shapes. Transfer to ungreased baking sheets. Refrigerate
until firm, 15 minutes. Bake until crisp but not darkened, 8
Let cookies cool on wire racks, then
decorate as desired.
Makes about 16 large
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