Christmas cookie recipes and other holiday treats
Ready to roll up your sleeves and get baking this December? Stir It Up! has a list of Christmas cookies recipes, plus some bonus holiday treats sure to get your kitchen in the holly jolly spirit.
Old-fashioned molasses cookies
By Megan Fizell, Feasting On Art
Yield: around 72 cookies
1-1/2 cups sugar
1 cup butter
1/2 cup molasses
3 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 cup water
5-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon salt
1. Mix sugar, butter, eggs, and molasses. Dissolve baking soda in water; stir into molasses mixture. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
2. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Roll dough 1/4-inch thick on lightly floured cloth covered board. Cut with favorite cutter. Place 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake until light brown, 8 to 10 minutes. Cool.