Ginger Cookies

Ginger Cookies

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Sandy Young


My sister-in-law, Sally, gave me this recipe, but I think it might have come from Grandma, her mother. Frank loves them!


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10 Min


  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3/4 c
    solid crisco
  • 4 Tbsp
    dark molasses
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • Extra
    granulated sugar

How to Make Ginger Cookies


  1. Beat together egg, sugar, Crisco, and molasses.
  2. Sift ginger, soda, salt, cinnamon, and flour, and add to egg mixture. Chill for 2 hours or overnight.
  3. Form into balls; roll in extra sugar; bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 325 for 10 minutes. Cool on racks. Delicious, especially since they're from Grandma!

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