Gluten Free Bacon Molasses Ginger Cookies – Good for Gingerbread Men and cut out cookies!

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Save your bacon fat to make these delicious old fashioned Molasses cookies.

Bacon Molasses Cookies
Ingredients
1/2 cup bacon fat  room temperature
1/4 c . butter room temperature
3/4 cup granulated sugar plus extra for rolling the cookies in
1/4 c . brown sugar packed
1/4 cup molasses
1 large egg
1/2 tsp . vanilla
2 1/2 cups gluten free all-purpose flour mix – at this link
1 teaspoons  salt
2 teaspoons baking soda
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Place bacon fat, butter, sugar and brown sugar in
mixing bowl.  Mix well.  Mix in molasses and egg.
Sift dry ingredients together and mix into butter sugar mixture.  Form into 1″ balls.  Place on parchment lined baking sheet.  Flatten with fork.  Bake at 350* for 10-12 min.  Cool before removing.

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same recipe used for cut out cookies/gingerbread men.

Gluten Free Bacon Molasses Ginger Cookies

one cookie flattened with fork, second cookie not flattened.