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Gingerbread Men - Mccormick

Author/Submitted by: McCormick Schilling Spice
Servings: 24
Categories: Cookies / Desserts

1/2  cup  Crisco vegetable shortening
1/2  cup  sugar
3/4  cup  molasses
1    egg
3 1/2  cups  all-purpose flour
1  teaspoon  baking soda
1  tablespoon  ginger, ground
2  teaspoons  cinnamon
1/2  teaspoon  allspice
1/4  teaspoon  salt

Cream the Crisco and the sugar with an electric mixer. Add the molasses and egg and beat well. Stir in the flour, baking soda, spices and salt by hand. Dough will be stiff. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour. Roll out dough on a lightly floured cutting board to 1/4" thickness. Cut with cookie cutters. Place on gre ased cookie sheets and bake at 350 F for about 10 minutes. Makes 22-24 5" cookies.

Formatted for Mastercook by Vicki Schlining -- Ellicott City, MD -- love

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