Rating: 4 stars
18 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 8
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 1

If you are looking for a soft ginger cookie - here it is!! This is a scrumptious cold weather treat, and a perfect partner to a mug of steaming hot cocoa. Enjoy!!

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Ingredients

18
Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cream the butter for 2 minutes at medium speed. Add 2 1/2 cups of the flour plus the sugar, molasses, egg, lemon extract, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, baking soda and salt. Mix well on medium-high speed. Stir in the remaining flour until blended. Cover and refrigerate dough for at least 2 hours.

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Remove dough from refrigerator, and with a teaspoon, scoop out rounded measures of dough. Roll dough into balls and place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten slightly with the bottom of a glass dipped in white sugar.

  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 11 minutes. Let stand for approximately for 30 seconds on cookie sheet before removing to cooling racks. Cool completely and store in airtight containers.

Nutrition Facts

258 calories; protein 3.4g; carbohydrates 37.2g; fat 10.8g; cholesterol 37.4mg; sodium 146.9mg. Full Nutrition
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