Gingerbread Spritz Cookies
6- 7 dozen cookies
2/3 cup dark brown sugar, packed
1 large egg
1 cup butter or margarine, room temperature
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ginger
Preheat oven to 375°F.
In a large mixing bowl cream butter, sugar and egg at medium high speed until fluffy. Add flour and remaining ingredients. Mix until dough is smooth and just combined. Shape dough into small logs and place dough in a cookie press. Using a desired disk, press shapes onto cool ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges turn slightly brown. Remove from oven and cool on baking sheets for 2 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet and place on wire rack until cool.
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