Ginger Cookies

Ginger Cookies

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    cups all-purpose flour

  • 1

    teaspoon baking soda

  • 1

    teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1

    teaspoon ground ginger

  • ½

    teaspoon ground cloves

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

  • ¾

    cup shortening

  • 1

    cup sugar

  • 2

    tablespoons molasses

  • 1

    egg

  • Water

  • Sugar

Directions

1.. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, salt, and cloves. 2. In a large bowl, beat shortening with electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add the 1 cup sugar and beat until fluffy. 3. Add egg and molasses. Beat until combined. Add flour mixture and beat on low speed until well combined. 4. Shape into 1-1/2-inch balls. Dip into a small bowl of water and a bowl of additional sugar. (For a lighter coating, just dip in sugar.) 5. Arrange balls 3 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 15 minutes or until light brown on bottoms. Cool the cookies on wire racks. Makes 20 cookies.


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