Soft Gingerbread cookies

Soft Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

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Kim Boucher

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@Kimmi9202

My mom always made gingersnap cookies when I was a kid and now I make them for my kids.

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Serves:
About 30 cookies
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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2 1/4 c
flour
2 tsp
ginger
1 tsp
baking soda
3/4 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
gloves
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 c
butter, softened
1 c
sugar
1
egg
1 Tbsp
water
1/4 c
molasses
4 Tbsp
sugar

How to Make Soft Gingerbread cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350F.
  • 2Mix together the flour, ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, and salt. Set aside.
  • 3In a large bowl, cream together the butter and 1 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in the water and molasses.
    Gradually stir the sifted ingredients into the molasses mixture.
  • 4Shape the dough into walnut sized balls, and roll them in the remaining 4 tablespoons of sugar.
  • 5Place the cookies 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. You don't need to flatten them.
  • 6Bake for 10-12 minutes in the preheated oven.
  • 7Allow cookies to cool on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
    Store in an airtight container.

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About Soft Gingerbread cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




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