Giant Ginger Cookies

Giant Ginger Cookies

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Judy Garcia

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These don't last long at our house!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
about 2 dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 c
    all-purpose 1lour
  • 4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 2 c
    white sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1/2 c
    molasses
  • ·
    Course or granulated sugar

How to Make Giant Ginger Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. In a medium mixing bowl,stir together the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat shortening until softened. Gradually add the 2 cups granulated sugar; beat until fluffy. Add eggs and molasses; beat well. Add half of the flour mixture, beat until combined. Stir in remaining flour with a wooden spoon.
  3. Using a 1/4-cup ice cream scoop, shape dough into 2-inch balls. Roll in the coarse or granulated sugar. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet* about 2 1/2 inches apart.
  4. Bake in a 350° oven for 12 to 14 minutes or until cookies are light brown and puffed. (Do not overbake or cookies will not be chewy.) Let stand for 2 minutes before transferring to a wire rack. Cool.
  5. Makes about 25 4-inch cookies.
  6. NOTE: I baked 6 on a pan on a *Silpat baking sheet; I think any more might have run them together.

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About Giant Ginger Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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