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Gingerbread Cookies

Amber Lee (GF Utah group)

1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup molasses
1 egg
1 Tbsp vinegar
3 cups bean flour blend
1 1/2 tsp xanthan gum
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cloves

  1. Cream sugar and shortening together in mixer till light and fluffy.  Mix in molasses, egg, and vinegar until combined.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine Bean Flour Blend, xanthan, baking powder, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, and cloves.  Mix in with wet ingredients.
  3. Cover and chill dough about 3 hours or until easy to handle.
  4. Grease cookie sheet; set aside.  On a lightly floured surface, roll half the dough to 1/8" thickness. Cut in to shapes and place on cookie sheet.
  5. Bake at 375F for 5 to 6 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.  Cool for 1 minute before removing from pan.