Rating: 5 stars 4.7
310 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 258
  • 4 star values: 40
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 5

These are a real pain in the butt to make, but they are worth it. The best ginger cookies I have ever eaten.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
20 mins
additional:
1 hr 55 mins
total:
2 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
18
Yield:
3 dozen
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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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  • In a large bowl, cream together the butter and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg and molasses. Combine the flour, ground ginger, baking soda, and salt; stir into the molasses mixture using a wooden spoon. Mix in the fresh and crystallized gingers. Cover, and refrigerate dough for at least 2 hours, or overnight.

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Shape dough into 1 inch balls, and place about 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.

  • Bake for 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

198 calories; protein 2.1g; carbohydrates 29.7g; fat 8.1g; cholesterol 30.7mg; sodium 269.8mg. Full Nutrition
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