Gingerbread

1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup dark molasses
2 teaspoons ginger
1 teaspoon each cinnamon, cloves, and baking soda
3 cups all-purpose flour

Combine butter, sugar , molasses, spices and baking soda into a large bowl; then with an electric mixer beat until well blended.  Stir/knead in the flour until dough is of “rollable” consistency. Chill dough 30 minutes. Roll out and cut on lightly floured surface. Bake on cookie sheet @ 325 about 12 minutes.  Makes 24 cookies.

Bon appetite!
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Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

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