Jelly center Ginger Cookies

Jelly Center Ginger Cookies

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Hollis Clair


I found this recipe in the newspaper, when I make it I add a teaspoon of jelly in the center when they come out of the oven. This is one of my father-in-laws favorite cookies.


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1 Hr 45 Min
10 Min


  • 2 1/4 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    crisco shortening
  • 1 c
    light brown sugar packed
  • 2
  • 1/4 c

How to Make Jelly center Ginger Cookies


  1. Sift together the first five ingredients. In a mixing bowl cream together with your electric mixer the shortening and brown sugar,then add eggs one at a time, cream somemore then add molasses. while that is creaming altogether add flour mixture slowly in to creamed mixture. Mix it alltogether well. Cover bowl with foil and chill for 1 1/2 hours. preheat oven 350, put 1/2 cup white sugar in small bowl. Roll dough into one inch balls roll in sugar, bake on greased cookie sheet. 10 min. or until nicely brownd on bottom. Put on cooling racks after they sat on cookie sheet for 5 min. or so, put on racks then put your favorite jelly in the center.

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