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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Stir in water and molasses.
2
Sift flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt and gradually stir into the molasses mixture.
3
Shape dough into walnut sized balls and roll into the 2 Tbsp. sugar. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased sheet and flatten slightly.
4
Bake 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