ginger cookies

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

I have tried unsuccessfully to find a good molasses cookie recipe, until I visited my aunt Doris! These are wonderful cookies.

★★★★★ 1
serves 3 Dozen
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 cloves
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt

How To Make ginger cookies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • 2
    Cream shortening and sugar until light.
  • 3
    Add egg and beat until fluffy.
  • 4
    Beat in molasses until completely incorporated.
  • 5
    Sift (or whisk) together flour, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda and salt.
  • 6
    Add to flour mixture to shortening and sugar mixture, and mix to combine.
  • 7
    Roll into 1" balls and roll in sugar.
  • 8
    Place on cookie and press down lightly with a glass dipped in sugar.
  • 9
    Bake @ 350 degrees for 14-15 minutes.

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