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Old Amish Christmas Cookies

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup light molasses
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Blend in molasses and eggs.
  3. Sift dry ingredients together and stir into molasses-egg mixture.
  4. Roll dough out on a lightly floured board and cut into shapes with cookie cutters.
  5. Bake on greased cookie sheets in 350 degrees F oven for 10 to 12 minutes.