Ginger Creams

Lauren Perkins-Boyd

By
@laurenboyd2113

Super soft gingerbread cookies with a sweet creamy icing.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Yields 4 dozen
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1/3 c
shortening
1/2 c
sugar
1
egg
1/2 c
dark molasses
1/2 c
water
2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
ginger
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
cloves

EASY ICING

1 c
powdered sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1-2 Tbsp
cream or milk

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 400.
2In a large bowl cream shortening and sugar, add egg, molasses, and water.
3In a medium bowl sift together flour, salt, baking soda, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, and cloves.
4Add dry ingredients to the wet ingredients in three additions until just combine.
5Chill for 1-2 hours.
6Drop 1tspn. of dough 2 inches apart on a greased cookie sheet and bake for 8-10 minutes or until set (almost no imprint remains when touched lightly)
7For icing combine powdered sugar, salt, vanilla, and cream wisk until smooth.
8Frost cookies while still slightly warm.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy