Cut out these cookies with fancy cutters and decorate as desired. They were baked annually in many a Moravian kitchen.
makes 6 dozen cookies
Sift the first six ingredients together. Add the sugar and mix well.
Cut in the shortening with a pastry blender.
Add the molasses and vinegar gradually, mixing thoroughly.
Chill dough several hours.
Using a small amount of dough at a time, roll out dough 1/8 inch thick.
Cut with fancy cookie cutters.
Transfer to greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 350°F about 10 minutes.
Page created. Anne Pemberton. Edited Tue, June 3, 2003 . AP.