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!


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies