Moravian Sugar Cookies Recipe
- 4 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- ¼ teaspoon baking soda
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ½ teaspoon ground cloves
- ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- ½ cup butter
- ½ cup shortening
- 1 ½ cups dark molasses
- ½ teaspoon distilled white vinegar
step 1: Mix together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves and ginger.
step 2: In a separate bowl, cream together the brown sugar, butter and shortening. Add to the flour mixture and mix well. Add molasses and vinegar. Mix well.
step 3: Cover and chill dough overnight.
step 4: Roll out a small amount of dough to 1/8 (or less) inch thick. Cut into desired shapes.
step 5: Bake at 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) for 10 minutes or until light brown.