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Ginger and Spice Cookies

"Soft cookies, with a touch of spice."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 84 cals
Original recipe yields 60 servings (5 dozen)

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cream the butter with the sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in molasses and eggs. Stir in vanilla. Sift together the flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Gradually stir into the butter mixture. Lightly cover a piece of wax paper with sugar. Drop tablespoon-sized pieces of dough onto paper and coat with sugar.
  3. Bake 14 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown. Let cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 84 calories; 3.3 g fat; 12.7 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g protein; 14 mg cholesterol; 39 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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These cookies are a little less sweet than the usual molasses/ginger/spice cookie, so they're great with cocoa egg nog, or other sweet drinks. We made ours rolled in powdered sugar and about ha...

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Im really not sure what I did wrong. I just went back & read all the reviews again & everyone loved these cookies. I do not. I read & re-read the recipe. I followed it to a T. My batter was so ...

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These cookies are a little less sweet than the usual molasses/ginger/spice cookie, so they're great with cocoa egg nog, or other sweet drinks. We made ours rolled in powdered sugar and about ha...

Im really not sure what I did wrong. I just went back & read all the reviews again & everyone loved these cookies. I do not. I read & re-read the recipe. I followed it to a T. My batter was so ...

My husband and kids loved these cookies. I also "thumb printed" a portion of the cookies and filled them with jam. My house smelled wonderful of ginger and spice.

I love making these cookies at Christmas time! Don't flatten them or overbake them though! They really are some of the best ginger cookies because they stay nice and soft!

Awesome recipe! Makes big, fat, flavorful cookies.

These cookies were really easy to make and yummy. My husband who normally doesn't like Ginger Cookies even liked them. They are best warm from the oven.

Delicious and simple, these came out better than I expected! I pressed them down a little bit and them came out with a crispy shell and soft inside. Even the bf, who doesn't like sweets and onl...

These are a great soft, spicy cookie, and they disappeared in no time. A terrific Christmas cookie.

I think that this was not as I expected. The cookies were dry and I was hoping for something moist. My mother made a ginger cookie which was similar to this one after I added a whole lot more ...