Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

Nicole P.

By
@froggeh

Great with a nice tall glass of cold milk :)


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Serves:
about 40
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
2 tsp
ground ginger
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
ground cloves
1/4 tsp
ground nutmeg
1/8 tsp
allspice
1/3 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
sugar
1
egg
3 Tbsp
molasses
3 Tbsp
white sugar (for rolling cookies)
red and green sugar (you can sprinkle some christmas color sugar once you remove them from the oven, the colors stay brighter this way :)

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2In a medium mixing bowl, blend flour, baking soda and spices together and set aside. In another bowl, cream together butter and 1/2 cup of sugar until fluffy. Beat in egg until well mixed. Then add the molasses and mix to combine.

3Slowly add the flour mixture to the butter mixture.
Using rounded teaspoonfuls (or not quite full tablespoons), form dough into balls and roll them in the extra 2 tablespoons of sugar.

4Place cookies on an ungreased cookie sheet, lightly flatten and bake in preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes.
Allow to cool on cookie sheet for about 5 minutes before removing to wire rack to cool completely.
ENJOY!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy, Heirloom