Butterscotch Gingerbread Cookies


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These cookies have the gingerbread taste, but are not best for cookie cutter gingerbread men. Still delicious, but perhaps not as exciting for the little ones.

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  • 3 C. all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 3/4 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 C. (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 1/2 C. packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 C. mild molasses
  • 1 2/3 C. Butterscotch Flavored Morsels

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and salt in small bowl. Beat butter, sugar, egg and molasses in large mixer bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in flour mixture until well blended. Stir in morsels. Drop by rounded Tbs. onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 9-11 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely. 

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