RECIPE: Autumn Spice Cookies

autumnspice RECIPE:  Autumn Spice Cookies

Makes about 36 Autumn Spice Cookies

  • 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated orange zest
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup dark molasses

Directions for Autumn Spice Cookies:

Preheat oven to 375ºF. In medium bowl, combine flour, orange zest, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda, salt and allspice; set aside.

In large bowl, cream butter and sugar using electric mixer. Add egg and
molasses; mix well. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture, mixing until well blended.

Divide dough into 2 portions. Roll dough to 1/8-inch thickness on floured surface.

Dip Harvest Cookie Cutters in flour before making cut-outs. Cut out shapes
from dough; transfer to ungreased Cookie Pan, spacing 1 inch apart.

Bake 7-9 minutes or until cookies are golden brown. Remove from oven; cool cookies 2 minutes on pan. Transfer cookies to Cooling Grid using Cookie Spatula; cool completely.

Store cookies in airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.

Cook’s Tips: If preferred, decorate cooled cookies using Color Mist™ or  Cookie Icing.

Autumn Spice Cookies Recipe courtesy of Wilton Food Crafts

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About Kelli Miller

My husband (Ricky) of 15 years, our three wild and wonderfully different little boys, one totally spoiled little dog named Annie, and I live in a small town on the coast of Southern Alabama.

Comments

  1. Wonder if you could you use lemon zest instead of orange zest for these cookies? Sounds yummy! It is beginning to look like fall.
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  3. SusieQTpies says:

    Great picture, Kelli! Love the shape for fall. Congrats, you are featured in my Holiday Tips, Crafts & Recipes: http://cafescrapper-scrapsoflife.blogspot.com/2011/11/holiday-tips-crafts-recipes-link-up-win.html

    Thanks, Susie

  4. What a perfect cookie for this time of year. Looks delicious. Come visit us. We have a terrific cider recipe today to share.

  5. Love love love those cute cookie cutters!

  6. This looks amazing.. YUM.. Great recipe.. I’m stopping in from Blessed with Grace and I would LOVE for you to please share this recipe via my Three Weeks Of Thanks Linky party please.. http://theartsygirlconnection.blogspot.com/2011/11/thankful-for-food.html – TY.. Wishing you an awesome Tuesday.. ~M

  7. Oooh sounds yummy!

    Thank you for linking to Kids Get Crafty!

    Maggy

  8. That recipe looks fabulous! Thank you for sharing it! It’s a must try this year recipe, for sure!
    Thanks for linking up to Making It With Allie this week! I can’t wait to see what you have for next week!
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  9. Thank you for sharing these at Mangia Mondays – I featured you today!
    http://www.shineyourlightblog.com/2011/11/mangia-mondays-fall-recipe-highlights.html

  10. queen of string says:

    Found you via a link up some where and saved your recipe. Just made these today and they are lovely! The smell around the house is awesome and the recipe makes lots and lots!