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Grandma Sanborns Ginger Bread People

Grandma Sanborn's Ginger Bread People

1c butter melted
1c sugar
1c molasses
5c flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tbls ginger

Blend 1c sugar and 1c molasses
Stir in 1c melted butter
Sift dry ingredients gradually add dry to wet
A mixer may be used, but 1st cup of flour should be stirred.
Knead until well blended. Place in plastic bag and allow to remain at room temp.
Do not refrigerate. Let set for hour or so.

Roll 1/4" to 1/2" thick.
Cut into shapes
Put on greased sheet 350F for 13-15 min

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