Great Granny's Old Time Spice Cookies

Course : Cookies
Serves: 4 dozen
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5 1/2 Cups flour
1 Teaspoon ground cinnasmon
1 Teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 Teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 Teaspoon baking soda
1/2 Teaspoon bakin soda
1/2 Teaspoon salt
1 cup margarine or butter (2 stick) softened
1 1/4 Cups packed light brown sugar
1 Jar dark molasses -- (12 ounces)

Preparation / Directions:

In a large bowl,combine flour,cinnamon,allspice,nutmeg,baking soda,and salt.In another large bowl,with mixer at low speed,beat margarine or butter with brown sugar until blended.Increase speed to high;beat until light and creamy. At low speed beat in molasses until blended,then beat in 3 cups flour mixture with spoon,stir in remaining flour mixture.Divide dough into 4 equal pieces. Wrap each piece in plastic wrap and freeze ast leat 1 hour or refrigerate overnite until dough is firm enough to roll. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.On well floured Surface,with floured rolling pin,roll 1 piece of dough 1/8 inch thick,keeping remaining dough refrigerated (dough will be soft).With floured 3 to 4 inch assorted cookie cutters,cut dough into as many cookies as possible;reserve trimmings.Place cookes,about 1 inch apart on greased large cookie sheet.Bake cookies 8 to 10 minutes,until just browned Cool cookies on cooklie sheet 5 minbutes.With pancake turner,remove cookies to wire rack to cool completely.Repeat with remaining dough and trimmings,


Nutritional Information:

4415 Calories (kcal); 7g Total Fat; (1% calories from fat); 71g Protein; 1018g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 1938mg Sodium

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