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
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.