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       Title: GEWURZPLATZCHEN (SPICE COOKIES)
  Categories: German, Cookies, Desserts
       Yield: 6 servings
  
     1/2 c  Butter Or Margarine
     1/4 c  Shortening
       1 c  Brown Sugar; Firmly Packed
       1 ea Egg; Large
     1/4 c  Molasses
   2 1/2 c  Flour; Unbleached, Unsifted
     1/4 ts Salt
       2 ts Baking Soda
       1 ts Cinnamon
     1/2 ts Ginger
     1/2 ts Cloves; Ground
     1/2 ts Allspice; Ground
  
   Cream butter, shortening, and brown sugar thoroughly.
   Blend in egg and molasses.  Sift together the
   remaining ingredients.  Stir into sugar mixture.
   Shape dough into 3/4-inch balls.  Place 2 inches apart
   on greased baking sheets.  Flatten each ball with the
   bottom of a glass that has been greased and dipped
   into sugar.  Bake in preheated 350 degrees F. oven for
   12 to 15 minutes.  Cool cookies on racks and store in
   airtight tins.
   Makes 4 dozen cookies.
  
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