Christmas Baking Post-a-Thon Day 19: Gingerbread Cookies (with coupons!)

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My mom is the only one in our family who loves gingerbread cookies, but I love making them and watching her enjoy them.  These cookies are so adorable when decorated just slightly like in the picture I found to accompany my recipe. I hope you enjoy!


Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

1/2 cup unsalted butter
2 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 cup packed brown sugar — light
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cloves
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 large egg
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 cup dark molasses

Cream together butter and sugar. Add spices, salt, egg, and molasses and beat well. Sift together flour, baking soda, and baking powder. Add to butter mixture and beat again.

Chill dough for several hours.

Heat oven to 350 degrees.

Roll dough 1/4-inch thick. Cut into shapes.

Bake for 8-10 minutes

Remove to wire racks to cool


(Picture only credit: Chef Mommy)



butter:  $1/1 Challenge Butter Product printable$0.75/1 Smart Balance Spreadable Butter & Blended Butter Sticks printable

light brown sugar$0.75/1 Dixie Crystals Product printable$0.75/1 Imperial Sugar Product printable$0.75/1 Dixie Granulated, Poly Light Brown, Dark Brown, Powdered, Redi-Measure Light Brown printable$0.50/1 Dixie Crystals Light Brown, Dark Brown, or Powdered Sugar Poly Bags printable0.50/1 Imperial Poly Light Brown, Dark Brown, or Powdered Sugar printable

ground ginger, cinnamon, & cloves:  $0.50/1 Simply Organic Mini Spice printable$1/1 Gourmet Garden Herbs & Spices printable, $1/1 Spice Islands Product, exp. 1/31/14 (RP 11/10/13), $1/1 Spice Islands Spice or Extract, exp. 12/15/13 (RP 11/24/13 R), 1/1 McCormick Spice, Herb, or Extract (Publix All the Trimmings printable)

salt:  $0.40/1 Diamond Crystal Salt via Upromise Deposit$0.50/1 Diamond Crystal Sea Salt printable

eggs:  $0.50/1 Simply Balanced Eggs Target printable$0.75/1 Davidson’s Safest Choice Pasteurized Eggs printable

flour:  $1/1 Hodgson Mill Flour or Cornmeal printable$1/1 Ultragrain All Purpose or White Whole Wheat Flour printable

baking soda:  $0.50/2 A&H Baking Soda or A&H Fridge Fresh Product printable

baking powder:  $0.50/1 Clabber Girl Baking Powder (Kroger Digital Coupon)

dark molasses: (If you know of a recipe for this, let me know!)

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