Orange Zest Gingerbread Cookies
Gingerbread cookies with an orange twist.
Servings: 48
Prep Time: 40 mins
Cook Time: 7 mins
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  1. Combine molasses, brown sugar, butter and egg in a large bowl until creamy.
  2. Grate an orange peel on fine side of the grater and add to the mixture. Add rest of ingredients and beat until well mixed.
  3. Cover mixture and refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 °F (190 °C) and grease cookie sheets.
  5. Roll out half the dough onto floured surface to 1/4" thick (keep other half refrigerated). Cut out with desired cookie cutter shapes and place 1" apart on greased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for 6-8 minutes or until no indentation remains when touched. Let cool completely.
  7. Note: decorate with basic frosting if desired.
Nutrition summary
There are 56 calories in 1 serving of Orange Zest Gingerbread Cookies.
Calorie split: 18% fat, 75% carbs, 7% protein.
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