Ginger Cookies

Kathleen Taylor

By
@MeanJean6613

I have tried several molassis cookie recipes looking for the right one and had almost given up. Then I visited my Aunt Doris, and she shared her recipe with me! This is lovely cookie!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
3/4 c
butter flavor shortening
1
egg
1/4 c
molasses
2 c
+ 1 tblsp all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
ground gloves
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
ground ginger
2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt

Step-By-Step

1Preheat Oven to 350 degrees.
2Cream the shortening and sugar together.
3Add egg and beat until fluffy. Then add the molasses and beat thoroughly.
4Sift (or whisk) the flour, ground cloves, cinnamon, ground ginger, soda and salt, and add to shortening and sugar mixture.
5Roll into 1 inch balls, then roll in sugar.
6Place on cookie sheet and press lightly with a glass dipped in sugar.
7Bake @ 350 degrees for 14-15 minutes. Let cool 2 minutes, then remove from pan to cooling rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies