BIG SOFT GINGER COOKIES

Marge Taggart

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@Marge1162

I found this recipe from a Realtor's article or ad, and they are delicious! One of my favorites. These soft ginger cookies are great for the holidays. Do not overbake unless you like crispy cookies.


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Serves:

3-1/2 dozen

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

8 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2-1/4 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
ground ginger
1 tsp
baking soda
3/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 c
margarine, softened (i used butter)
1 c
white sugar
1
egg
1 Tbsp
water
1/4 c
molasses (i used grandma's, unsulphured, original brand)
3 Tbsp
white sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift together the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt. Set aside.
2
In a large bowl, cream together the margarine and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in the water and molasses. Gradually stir the sifted ingredients into the molasses mixture.
3
Shape dough into walnut sized balls, and roll them in the remaining 3 tablespoons of sugar. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet, and flatten slightly.
4
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy