Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1/2 Cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 3 Cups flour
  • 1 Teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 11/2 Teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 Teaspoon cloves
  • 1/2 Teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 Cup California raisins, coarsely chopped

Procedure

In mixer bowl, cream butter, sugar and molasses; beat in egg. Sift dry ingredients together; gradually mix into creamed mixture. Stir in raisins. Chill dough. Roll out to 1/8-inch thickness on floured board; cut into desired shapes with sharp-edged cookie cutters. Bake on greased baking sheets in 350°F oven 10 to 12 minutes (Baking time may vary depending on size of cookies). Remove to racks to cool. Decorate as desired.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 150 (Calories from Fat 25%); Total Fat 4.5 ( Saturated Fat 2.5; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 20; Sodium 80; Potassium 180; Total Carbohydrate 26; Dietary Fiber <1; Sugars 13; Protein 2; Calcium 23; Iron 1;

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