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

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

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.

About Soft Gingerbread cookies

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