Saturday, December 13, 2008

Amish Christmas Cookies


Amish Christmas Cookies

1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup light molasses
1 egg, beaten
4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Grease cookie sheets.
Cream butter and sugar. Blend in molasses and eggs.
Sift dry ingredients together and stir into molasses-egg mixture.
Roll out dough on lightly floured board and cut into shapes with cookie cutters.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.


4 comments:

Shop Keeper... Pamela said...

OH... Thank you dearly for this recipe... I will definitely be trying it tomorrow... I love to bake on Sunday after church... it is my upmost enjoyment.

I truly find it a blessing that I have happened upon your story (blog). I look so forward to the days ahead.

Have a Wonderful December Weekend, Pamela

Julze said...

Yummm!! I'm printed this out to try to make these with my children.

Margo said...

Thanks for the recipe....I have made some of yours and they are always soooo gooood!!! This looks like a winner....grandkids and hubby will enjoy I am sure...thanks....Blessings on this His Birthday Celebration>>>>> Maine

Kim said...

no chilling of the dough?
Sounds wonderful. After a very stressful day/evening I started reading blogs and I feel so much better no reading yours. I'm so very glad your grand daughter is feeling better.

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