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Pressed Gingerbread Cookies
Use this recipe for your gingerbread and shortbread pressed molds.

3 sticks butter 3 c flour
3/4 c brown sugar, packed 1 T ginger
1 egg 1 t cinnamon
1/2 c molasses, unsulphered 1/2 t cloves
  1/2 t baking powder
  1/4 t baking soda
  1/4 t salt

Preheat oven to 300°F. Lightly oil your gingerbread molds.

Cream butter and the sugar together. Add in egg and the molasses. Sift dry ingredients together and add to the creamed mixture in parts, working into the mixture well before adding more. Chill dough in refrigerator for 3 hours before using to press. Press dough into molds with fingers and carefully invert onto oven sheet. Trim edges. Bake until the molds are browned, about 10 to 20 minutes, depending on the size of the molds.







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