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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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees

2Cream shortening and sugar until light.

3Add egg and beat until fluffy.

4Beat in molasses until completely incorporated.

5Sift (or whisk) together flour, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda and salt.

6Add to flour mixture to shortening and sugar mixture, and mix to combine.

7Roll into 1" balls and roll in sugar.

8Place on cookie and press down lightly with a glass dipped in sugar.

9Bake @ 350 degrees for 14-15 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies