Ginger Cookies--Thin and delicate!

Anne Dettbarn

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@ADettbarn

This recipe are from my good friend's mother. They are by far my favorite cookie for the holidays. They are additive. I make several batches.


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Serves:

5 dozen

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

1 c
sugar
1/2 c
butter
1/4 c
lard
4 Tbsp
dark molasses
1
egg
1 tsp
ginger
1/2 tsp
cloves
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
baking powder
2 c
all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix the first 4 ingredients well; add dry ingredients and mix well.
2
Roll teaspoonfuls of dough into a ball and flatten on a well-greased cookie sheet with the bottom of a tumbler dipped in sugar. Cookies are VERY thin.
3
Bake at 325° F. about 12 minutes. These may be decorated as desired for Christmas cookies. Yields about 5 dozen cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy