Soft Ginger Molasses Cookies

Krista Hiner

By
@KHiner

Very tasty treats for the holidays.


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Serves:
2 Dozen
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 1/4 c
flour
2 tsp
ground ginger
1 tsp
baking soda
3/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground cloves
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 c
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
1
egg
1 Tbsp
water
1/4 c
molasses
2 Tbsp
sugar, set aside

Step-By-Step

1Cream butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Stir in water and molasses.

2Sift flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt and gradually stir into the molasses mixture.

3Shape dough into walnut sized balls and roll into the 2 Tbsp. sugar. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased sheet and flatten slightly.

4Bake in preheated 350 degrees oven for 8-10 minutes. Allow to cool for 5 minutes then transfer to wire rack to cool completely. Store in airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom