Star Spiced Cookies

November/December 2018 Dig In the Big Y Magazine
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Star Spiced Cookies
Serving: Serves 24
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: Chill 30 Minutes, Bake 10 Minutes
Star Spiced Cookies
Recipe By: Logo Site

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3 cups Big Y all-purpose flour

2 tsp. Big Y ground cinnamon

2 tsp. ground ginger

½ tsp. ground nutmeg

¼ tsp. ground cloves

1 tsp. baking soda

½ tsp. Big Y salt

1 stick Big Y butter, room temperature

1/3 cup Big Y dark brown sugar, packed

1 Big Y large white egg

1/3 cup molasses

1 tsp. Big Y pure vanilla extract.

DIRECTIONS

In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, spices, baking soda and salt; set aside. In a large bowl using an electric mixer on medium speed, cream together butter and sugar until light and creamy. Reduce speed to low and mix in egg, molasses and vanilla. Add the dry ingredients, ½ cup at a time, mixing well between additions. Divide dough into 2 balls, and dust them with flour. Wrap balls in plastic wrap, flatten slightly into disks and let chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside. Working with one disk of dough at a time, unwrap dough and roll out to ¼-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface; cut out cookie shapes and transfer to prepared baking sheets. Bake for 10 minutes or until cookies are firm and edges just start to darken. Transfer cookies to a wire baking rack to cool completely. Repeat with remaining dough. Decorate as desired.

Nutrition facts:

Nutrition Information Per Serving Calories: 110 (Calories from Fat: 36); Total Fat: 4g (Saturated Fat: 3g); Protein: 2g; Total Carbohydrates: 17g (Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugars: 6g); Cholesterol: 18mg; Sodium: 137mg
 
Cook Time: 2 1/2 hours
 
Cook Time: 1 hour (including chilling)
 
Cook Time: 2 3/4 hours (including 1 1/2 hours cooling time)