Ginger-almond Cookies Recipe

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Ginger-Almond Cookies

Vicky George-Weimer

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@VickyW

Found this in one of those recipe booklets I got a long time ago from my mother-in-law. I love the combination of ginger and almonds, this would make a great dessert after Chinese food.


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Serves:

7 dozen

Prep:

3 Hr

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
granulated sugar
1 1/2 c
vegetable shortening
3/4 c
molasses
4 c
all purpose flour
4 tsp
ground ginger
1 Tbsp
ground cinnamon
1 Tbsp
ground cloves
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
finely chopped almonds

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix sugar, shortening and molasses in a large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients. Divide dough in half. Shape each half into a roll, about 2 inches in diameter. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 3 hours.
2
Heat oven to 350°. Cut rolls into 1/4 inch thick slices. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake about 9 minutes or until almost no indentation remains when touched. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American