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MJWC Gingerbread Cookies

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 )


  • 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


Cream together butter and sugar until well blended.

Add egg and continue beating until fluffy.

Add next 3 ingredients and blend in well.

Meanwhile, Sift dry ingredients together and gradually stir them into the wet ingredients until well blended.

Chill dough 2-3 hours until firm.

Roll out on floured surface and place on cookie sheet.

Add raisin as garnishment.

Bake 375 degree oven for 8-10 minutes.

Cool on wire rack.

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