Ginger Drops

mary Armstrong


Mom's recipe.


★★★★★ 1 vote

7 dozen
20 Min
15 Min


  • 3 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    clove, ground
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 3/4 c
    butter or margarine
  • 3/4 c
  • 2 c
  • 2
  • 1/2 c

How to Make Ginger Drops


  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees.
  2. Sift flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and ginger together.
  3. In a separate bowl, cream the butter or margarine, shortening and sugar together until fluffy.
  4. Now add the eggs, one at a time and stir hard after each addition.
  5. Mix in the molasses and flour mixture thoroughly.
  6. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto an ungreased baking sheet. Be sure to allow for spreading. Bake 12-15 minutes. Cool before removing from cooking sheet.

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