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Ginger Cookies with Egg Nog Frosting

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I love making festive cookies during the holidays and my trick to making my cookies soft and chewy is using Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening. I wanted to create a cookie that was full of festive flavors but still light and fluffy. I combined a ginger cookie with eggnog frosting and it made the ultimate holiday treat!

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Cookies:
1 1/2 cups Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
2 Tablespoons water
1 cup sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 large eggs
1/2 cup molasses
1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
4 1/2 cups flour
1 Tablespoon ground ginger
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon salt
Frosting:
1 cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening
5 Tablespoons eggnog
1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
4 cups powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. In a large bowl, cream together shortening, water and sugars. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each one. Add molasses and vanilla. In a separate bowl, combine flour,...
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Nutritions

Calories
173

Sodium
111mg
4% DV

Fat
1g
1% DV

Protein
2g
4% DV

Carbs
40g
13% DV

Fiber
0.8999999999999999g
3% DV