Ginger Cookies

Ginger Cookies

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Ingredients

  • 3.5 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1.5 tsp
    ginger
  • 1.5 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 tsp
    cloves
  • 1/4 tsp
    cardamon, ground
  • 1/2 c
    sweet butter
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1
    egg
  • 3/4 c
    molasses
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    grated orange rind

How to Make Ginger Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking soda and spices.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream butter and sugar together, then add egg, molasses, salt and orange rind.
  3. Mix well and stir into dry ingredients.
  4. Form dough into a ball shape and wrap in plastic wrap and chill overnight.
  5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  6. Roll out to 1/4-inch thick on floured surface.
  7. Cut into desired shapes and place shapes unto ungreased cookie sheets and bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes until lightly browned around edges.
  8. Transfer to wire racks to cool.
  9. Note: Dough will keep up to one week, refrigerated and cookies can be stored up to 3 weeks in cookie tins.

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About Ginger Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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