Description Edit

This is a recipe I obtained from an Estate sale. I obtained it when I purchased the family collection from the Tinsley Estate in Venus, Texas in 1987.

Ingredients Edit

Frosting Edit

Directions Edit

  1. In a large bowl blend together the sugar and butter.
  2. Add molasses then fold in the sifted flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
  3. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  5. Lightly grease a large baking sheet.
  6. On a lightly-floured board roll out the dough and cut with cookie cutters and place on baking sheet and bake 8 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and let cool thoroughly on a wire rack before decorating with frosting.
  8. To make frosting combine half of the sugar, vanilla, salt and 2 tablespoons of the milk then mix well.
  9. Add remaining sugar and mix again.
  10. Add as much of the remaining milk as you need to reach the desired consistency for spreading.
  11. Spread frosting on cookies then top with chocolate chips.
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