MJWC Gingerbread Cookies

Mystic Junior Women's Club used to make these as a fundraiser for their annual projects and we would sell a dozen cookies at Christmas time. Best tasting gingerbread cookie ever.

Yield: 1 serving ( Serving Size: 4 dozen )
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  • 1 cup(s) butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon(s) orange peel
  • 2 tablespoon(s) light corn syrup
  • 1 tablespoon(s) water
  • 2 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 3 1/4 cup(s) all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon(s) cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon(s) ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon(s) ground cloves
  • raisins for decorating


  1. Cream together butter and sugar until well blended.
  2. Add egg and continue beating until fluffy.
  3. Add next 3 ingredients and blend in well.
  4. Meanwhile, Sift dry ingredients together and gradually stir them into the wet ingredients until well blended.
  5. Chill dough 2-3 hours until firm.
  6. Roll out on floured surface and place on cookie sheet.
  7. Add raisin as garnishment.
  8. Bake 375 degree oven for 8-10 minutes.
  9. Cool on wire rack.
December 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by pbarres and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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