Gingerbread Cookies


3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg
3/4 cup dark brown sugar
3/4 cup unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
1/4 cup molasses
1/4 cup honey
1 egg


  • Sift together flour, baking soda, salt, and spices. In a large bowl mix well butter and sugar until smooth. Add honey, molasses and egg. Gradually add flour mixture and mix well. 
  • Take dough out of bowl and form large disk shape. Wrap in plastic wrap and  chill overnight. 
  • Preheat the oven to 350 F (180 C). 
  • Roll out dough to 1/8" thickness and cut cookies. 
  • Place cookies on lightly greased cookie sheet and bake at 350 F (180 C) for 12 to 15 min. 
  • Cool on sheet for several minutes, than transfer to wire rack. 
  • When cooled cookies may be iced.

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