Iced Ginger Strips

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Author Notes: These are my favorite cookies that I make at Christmas, and I have been making them for DECADES. You can ice them or not, its up to you. They look more festive iced, but either way they are very addictive and yummy . I just made a batch, I'm home alone, and I can't stop eating them!kimbaddd

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Serves 36

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • GLAZE
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Divide dough into approximately 6 portions. Flatten slightly each portion on cookie sheet, to a flat, oval shape (about 1/2 inch thick). Sprinkle with sugar. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Cut diagonally into 3/4 inch bars. Do not separate. Cool completely.
  2. In small bowl, combine glaze ingredients until smooth. If needed, add a few more drops of milk to make it a glaze consistency. Drizzle over bars. Allow glaze to set. Separate bars. Ready to eat!

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