Soft Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

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Soft Gingerbread cookies

Kim Boucher

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@Kimmi9202

My mom always made gingersnap cookies when I was a kid and now I make them for my kids.


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Serves:

About 30 cookies

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350F.
2
Mix together the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt. Set aside.
3
In a large bowl, cream together the butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in the water and molasses.
Gradually stir the sifted ingredients into the molasses mixture.
4
Shape the dough into walnut sized balls, and roll them in the remaining 4 tablespoons of sugar.
5
Place the cookies 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. You don't need to flatten them.
6
Bake for 10-12 minutes in the preheated oven.
7
Allow cookies to cool on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
Store in an airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American