Ginger Delights

cathy tate


Christmas is the time of year when I love to bake and give homemade treats to my family and friends. I also bake these wonderful ginger cookies all year long. I'm not much of a sweet person and these cookies suit me wonderfully, they are not too sweet and have a delightful spicey kick. My whole family loves them and can eat numerous cookies at one sitting!


★★★★★ 1 vote

6-10 approximately
35 Min
15 Min


  • 3/4 c
  • 2 c
    flour, all purpose
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 large
    egg, beaten

How to Make Ginger Delights


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine sugar, flour, baking soda, salt and spices. Cut in shortening with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in molasses and egg.
  2. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Let stand on cookie sheet 1 minute to cool. Remove cookies to wire rack to cool completely.

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About Ginger Delights

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American

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