Rating: 4.5 stars
91 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 76
  • 4 star values: 10
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2

These taste like a ginger cookie. They can be either crispy or chewy, depending on when they are taken out of the oven. Balls of dough are formed, then rolled in sugar and baked.

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Ingredients

36
Original recipe yields 36 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt shortening and cool. Add sugar, eggs and molasses; beat well.

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  • Sift the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, ground cloves and ginger. Add to the molasses mixture and stir until well combined. Chill dough for at least 3 hours or overnight.

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.

  • Remove dough from the refrigerator and form into walnut sized balls. Roll balls in white sugar. Place balls about 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheet.

  • Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes for chewy cookies and 10 to 12 minutes for crisper cookies. Store cookies in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

187 calories; protein 1.8g; carbohydrates 25.3g; fat 9g; cholesterol 10.3mg; sodium 210.5mg. Full Nutrition
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