Ginger-Almond Cookies

Ginger-almond Cookies Recipe

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Vicky George-Weimer

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@VickyW

Found this in one of those recipe booklets I got a long time ago from my mother-in-law. I love the combination of ginger and almonds, this would make a great dessert after Chinese food.

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Serves:
7 dozen
Prep:
3 Hr
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    vegetable shortening
  • 3/4 c
    molasses
  • 4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground cloves
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 c
    finely chopped almonds

How to Make Ginger-Almond Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix sugar, shortening and molasses in a large bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients. Divide dough in half. Shape each half into a roll, about 2 inches in diameter. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least 3 hours.
  2. Heat oven to 350°. Cut rolls into 1/4 inch thick slices. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake about 9 minutes or until almost no indentation remains when touched. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet.

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About Ginger-Almond Cookies

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




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