Moravian Sugar Cookies

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

This is a very old recipe. The Moravian Settlers were in our area, Lehighton, PA. A very thin rolled cookie.

INGREDIENTS (for 3 servings):


  • Mix together flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, cloves and ginger.
  • In a separate bowl, cream together the brown sugar, butter and shortening. Add to the flour mixture and mix well. Add molasses and vinegar. Mix well.
  • Cover and chill dough overnight.
  • Roll out a small amount of dough to 1/8 (or less) inch thick. Cut into desired shapes.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) for 10 minutes or until light brown.