Mincemeat Cookies

Amount  Measure  Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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4 1/2  cups  all-purpose flour
1/2  teaspoon  salt
1/2  teaspoon  baking soda
1  teaspoon  baking powder
2  large  eggs
1  cup  unsalted butter -- softened
1/2  cup  sugar
1/2  cup  dark brown sugar
1/2  cup  molasses
1/2  teaspoon  ground ginger
1/2  teaspoon  ground cloves
1  teaspoon  ground cinnamon
1/2  teaspoon  ground allspice
1/2  teaspoon  ground nutmeg
2  cups  mincemeat
Heat oven to 375F.

Cream butter, sugar, and brown sugar and mix until fluffy.

Add eggs and molasses and beat until smooth.

Mix salt, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, nutmeg, and allspice until fully incorporated.

Add flour gradually and mix until combined.

Add mincemeat and stir until distributed evenly.

Drop by tablespoons full onto greased cookie sheets and bake for 12 minutes. Remove to a rack to cool.

Makes 72 cookies.
Per Cookie: 90 Calories; 3g Fat (29.8% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 16g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 13mg Cholesterol; 46mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.
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