Ginger Cookies

Kathleen Taylor

By
@MeanJean6613

I have tried unsuccessfully to find a good molasses cookie recipe, until I visited my aunt Doris! These are wonderful cookies.


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Serves:

3 Dozen

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 cloves
1 tsp
ground ginger
1 tsp
cinnamon
2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2
Cream shortening and sugar until light.
3
Add egg and beat until fluffy.
4
Beat in molasses until completely incorporated.
5
Sift (or whisk) together flour, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda and salt.
6
Add to flour mixture to shortening and sugar mixture, and mix to combine.
7
Roll into 1" balls and roll in sugar.
8
Place on cookie and press down lightly with a glass dipped in sugar.
9
Bake @ 350 degrees for 14-15 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies