Gingerbread Cookie Bowls

Edible bowls are such fun! Perfect for serving ice cream, fruit, mousse and so much more.

Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray the outside of each bowl cavity of Ice Cream Cookie Bowl Pan with vegetable pan spray.

In small bowl, stir together flour, salt and spices. In small microwave-safe bowl, melt shortening; cool slightly and transfer to bowl of electric mixer. Add sugar, molasses and eggs; mix well. Add dry ingredients and mix until dough forms.

Roll out dough on generously-floured surface to 1/8 in. thickness. Cut 4-1/2 in. circles from dough. Drape one circle over each bowl cavity of pan, pressing to form smooth surface.

Bake 9-11 minutes or until cookies darken slightly. Cool on pan on rack 5 minutes. Loosen bottom edges of cookies and remove; cool completely. Wash, dry and spray pan; repeat with remaining dough. Fill as desired.

Makes 12 bowls.

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