3/4 cup firmly packed Domino Dark or Light Brown Sugar

1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened

2 eggs

1/4 cup molasses

3 1/4 cups flour

2 tsp ginger

1 1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp each:allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.


In large bowl, beat sugar and butter until well blended. Add eggs and molasses. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and chill 1 hour. Roll dough on well-floured board until 1/8-inch thick. Cut into shapes. Place on greased baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes at 350 F. Cool on rack. Decorate with sugar icing as desired. Makes 24 5-inch cookies.

SUGAR ICING: Combine 3/4 cup + 1 Tbsp confectioners sugar, 1 Tbsp milk and food coloring as desired.