1/2 c Butter
1 c Brown sugar (not packed)
1/4 c Molasses
1 lg Egg
2 1/4 c Flour
1/2 ts Cinnamon
2 ts Powdered ginger
2 pn Ground cloves
1 pn Cayenne pepper
Cream butter and brown sugar together. Stir in molasses, then egg. In
seperate bowl, mix flour with spices. Stir in butter/sugar mix. If dough is
too moist, add 2 T of flour. Knead dough lightly, then chill for 40
minutes. Shape dough. Bake 350 degrees 10-12 minutes.
Of all places, I found this recipe on a rubber stamp. They also had
chocolate chip cookies and sugar cookies and I think shortbread cookies,
but the stamps were $8 apiece and the only way I justified this one is that
I plan to use it on Christmas cards and things.
* The Polka Dot Palace BBS 1-201-822-3627.