Preparation / Directions:
Bring shortening, sugar, molasses, and vinegar to boiling. Cool and
add egg. Add sifted dry ingredients; mix well. Chill.
Roll on lightly floured surface. Cut into desired shape. Bake on
greased cookie sheet in moderate oven at 375 degrees for 12 to 15
minutes. You can use this recipe for gingerbread men.
1/2 cup butter
1/2 package cream cheese (4 ounces)
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
Cream the butter and cheese; add the sugar and cream well. Then add
the vanilla extract.
Slowly add the sifted flour. Mix well.
Fill a cookie press. Form cookies on ungreased aluminum, cookie sheets
using the star plate. Hold press in semi-horizontal position and form
wreath by moving press in a circular motion. Gently push ends of dough
together to form wreaths. Bake at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes.