ginger cookies

★★★★★ 1
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By Kathleen Taylor
from Perham, MN

I have tried several molassis cookie recipes looking for the right one and had almost given up. Then I visited my Aunt Doris, and she shared her recipe with me! This is lovely cookie!

★★★★★ 1
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For ginger cookies

  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    butter flavor shortening
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/4 c
    molasses
  • 2 c
    + 1 tblsp all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground gloves
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt

How To Make ginger cookies

  • 1
    Preheat Oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Cream the shortening and sugar together.
  • 3
    Add egg and beat until fluffy. Then add the molasses and beat thoroughly.
  • 4
    Sift (or whisk) the flour, ground cloves, cinnamon, ground ginger, soda and salt, and add to shortening and sugar mixture.
  • 5
    Roll into 1 inch balls, then roll in sugar.
  • 6
    Place on cookie sheet and press lightly with a glass dipped in sugar.
  • 7
    Bake @ 350 degrees for 14-15 minutes. Let cool 2 minutes, then remove from pan to cooling rack.

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