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Gingerpeople Cookies

1/2 cup shortening (butter flavored Crisco)
1/2 cup dark brown sugar (0rganic)

1 egg (local)

1/2 cup molasses or sorghum
1/2 cup local honey

4 cups Ella Bella AP Flour Blend
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1 tsp organic ginger
1 tbls organice cinnamon

Directions:

In the bowl of stand mixer add Crisco and sugar, blend until creamed together.  Add molasses and honey, mix on medium until combined. Add all dry ingredients together in a separate bowl.  Slowly add dry ingredients to bowl, blending on low, once all dry items are added, blend on medium until combined. Add egg, mix on medium-low until combined.

Place dough in plastic, wrap, and refrigerate for 1-2 hours or overnight.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Roll out between 2 pieces of plasitic wrap until 1/4″ thick.  Use your favorite cutters.

Bake for 10-15 min.  Makes about 2 dozen cookies.

 

Adapted from Margaret Demmer’s recipe.

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