Favorite Molasses Cut-Outs

Favorite Molasses Cut-Outs
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These spice-laden cookies will be a flavorful addition to your cookie tray.
1:00
Prep Time
3:20
Total Time
24 cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 cup
sugar
1/2 cup
molasses
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1 1/2 teaspoons
vinegar
2 1/2 cups
all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon
baking soda
1/2 teaspoon
ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon
ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon
ground nutmeg

Frosting

4 cups
powdered sugar
1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2 teaspoons
vanilla
3 to 4 tablespoons
milk
Decorator sugars

Directions

  1. Combine butter, sugar, molasses, egg and vinegar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Reduce speed to low; add all remaining cookie ingredients. Beat, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
  2. Divide dough into thirds; wrap each in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate until firm (2 hours or overnight).
  3. Heat oven to 350°F. Roll out dough on surface covered with equal mixture of flour and sugar, one-third at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut with 4-inch cookie cutter.
  4. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until no indention remains when touched. Let stand 1 minute. Cool completely on wire rack.
  5. Combine all frosting ingredients except milk and decorator sugars in small bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often and gradually adding enough milk for desired spreading consistency. Decorate cooled cookies with frosting and decorator sugars, as desired.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
240
Cholesterol
30mg
Carbohydrates
40g
Protein
2g
Fat
8g
Sodium
140mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

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